1316Living Life God's Way 9/1/2005; Peace, Forgiveness
- Aug 31, 2005+Living Life God's Way+
You pay God a great compliment by asking great things of Him.
Teresa of Avila
When a man's ways are pleasing to the Lord,
He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
It takes a miracle power of God to bring peace to people. The
formula for dissolving the attitude of our enemies is for us to be
"pleasing to the Lord." That sounds a little too simple, doesn't it? If
we are pleasing to the Lord, then our enemies will leave us alone? What
do we do to get that to happen?
First we have to start with our attitude. We need to become willing to
release our life long beliefs that are counter to God. We need to be
willing to alter our behavior and make it pleasing to God. For an
attitude adjustment we must focus and depend on God for our living
Prayer.....God, even when my enemies have stopped abusing me, I will
still not have peace until I forgive them. That kind of forgiveness
requires Your power working in my life. I trust You, God, that once I
become willing to forgive them, then You will divinely reveal peace to
Devotionals - L; 12/22/2004
[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]