A Prayer A Day 6/25/2016 – Are You Dull or Are You Sharp?

A Prayer A Day 6/25/2016 – Are You Dull or Are You Sharp?

Affliction – a state of pain, distress, or grief; misery; something that causes pain or suffering. An affliction makes you suffer, but you have to deal with it anyway. Which brings us to: Today’s Scripture(s) – Psalm 119:67,71 “Before I was afflicted I went astray: but now have I kept thy word. … It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.” The Psalmist knew in his affliction that he needed to turn to the Lord. He knew that he had to fix his eyes on the Lord. He knew that he had to turn his whole heart to the Father and mediate, walk in, abide in the Word of God. Not so for many of us. We run to our best friend, we run to our neighbor, we run to our family members and we even run to our co-workers. We spend more time complaining to all of the above about our affliction than we spend time on our knees before The One that can fix it, before The One that will and can cause all things to work together for our good. Far, far too often we place our hope in the arms of flesh rather than in the everlasting arms of Christ. I just heard the Lord say: Affliction and Adversity is meant to hone us. Do you know what it means to hone? Hone literally means to sharpen. Do you want to be a dull knife or do you want to be a sharp knife? No one wants to use a dull knife. A dull knife does not cut well. A dull knife is tossed aside if there is a better sharper knife near at hand. I am a huge fan of movies or shows that have knights and armor and swords and battles, I’ve liked these types of things for a very long time. They ….. (click link to read prayer. (Please Share) http://conta.cc/28XHR3J**********

(This Week’s Scripture of Encouragement):

Revelations 3:19
As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.

 

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