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Shock Treatment

  • Furthermore, we had the fathers of our flesh to chasten us, and we paid them respect. Shall we not much rather be in subjection to the Father of spirits and live? For they indeed for a few days disciplined us as seemed good to them, but he for our profit, that we may be partakers of his holiness. All chastening seems for the present to be not joyous but grievous; yet afterward it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it. Hebrews 12:11 WEB.

    While at school, I learned to read and write, add and subtract, and much more. However, it was often after school that the learning began for me. Dad would tell us: "That electric fence will shock you, so stay away from it." But a six-year-old can feel very smart, and I loved anything electric, or so I thought.

    One day while trying to step over that electric fence, I found that he was right! For those of you who have never grabbed an electric fence, let's say it's something you will remember for a long time.

    Some things we have to learn the hard way, then we understand. Actions speak louder than words, and this time I remembered it well. Now I fully understood that his instructions were meant to protect me from suffering unnecessary pain.

    Often, the Lord will give us a little warning, and if we persist, He will let us go on our way. His word is there to protect us from harm, but He will not force us to obey it. If you want to avoid shocks, burns, and scratches, be quick to listen.

    Yet even when we go ahead and do something foolish, He is there to pick us back up in His loving arms without even an: "I told you so" when we come to our senses. He is a loving Father who only wants the best for us, now if we only listen to Him.

    Prayer: Heavenly Father, I thank You for Your mercy on my life, for I am still breathing today. Please help me recognize when You are speaking to me, and give me the grace to be obedient. In the name of Jesus Christ, I pray. Amen!

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Schalk  de Beer
Schalk de Beer

Yes Lord Jesus, amen. 

October 2, 2022
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Bella Colliander
Bella Colliander

Thank you Lord for letting me know when I am headed in the wrong direction. Thank you for always being with me, Amen

October 2, 2022
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Candy Laventure
Candy Laventure

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Amen!

Thank you, Pastor for this reminder.

October 2, 2022
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Patricia Walker
Patricia Walkeredited: October 2, 2022

AMEN.  Heavenly Father,  I need YOU in my life.  I cannot do this without You. AMEN

October 2, 2022
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Brenda F
Brenda F

Amen

October 2, 2022
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Celeste Strenn
Celeste Strenn

Amen

October 2, 2022
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Maria Melendez
Maria Melendez

Amen !

October 2, 2022
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Yvette York
Yvette York

Amen Good Morning Everyone Have A Blessed Sunday 

October 2, 2022
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Marisa Jackson
Marisa Jackson

Amen!! Amen!! Amen!!

October 2, 2022
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Liesel  aka  Lisa Wardle
Liesel aka Lisa Wardleedited: October 2, 2022

AMEN! Even though I've been feeling really bad today, feeling helpless seeing my loved ones so sick, and there is really nothing that I can do except to pray and trust the Lord, for HE is my loving Heavenly Father, who wants only the best for all of us, who like you said, Pastor, warns us, lovingly scolds us if we don't listen, and yet He's always there to pick us up with His loving hands! He'll make a way when there's no other way! Thank you for this uplifting message today! Con't prayers for you and your dear wife Sylvia!! (h5) (L)

 

October 2, 2022
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David Fabillaran
David Fabillaranedited: October 2, 2022

Thank you for your mercy Lord!

October 2, 2022
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Wesley Paulus
Wesley Paulus

Amen! 

October 3, 2022