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#1 Meema

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Posted 14 January 2019 - 05:42 AM

Sometimes God has to push (shove) me to do a thing. It’s not that I am stubborn as much as I am insecure about my significance and/or do not trust my own judgment. As humble as that sounds  I admit it really reveals a a type of lack of trust in God. Stepping back from my SELF, I can look out instead of in and embrace the reality that God can use anyone and anything to do His will. I just need to get out of the way. Do or not, say or not. 

 

I think it’s okay to be careful and patient, to not react without first considering where the impulse came from. To pray and wait. We are flesh, after all. Human nature is real and childish and often impetuous, self-centered and myopic. At least, in my personal walk with Christ, I’m comfortable with keeping my opinions to myself unless and until I get the confirmation to go ahead. 

 

I often write to find out what I think so I also often do not share what I write. But, even as I was holding on to this one, things were pointing me toward putting it out there. And so, I share it here. 

 

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Posted 18 January 2019 - 06:25 AM

Hi Meema,
To speak or not, do or not is a common theme on a near daily basis for me personally. Mostly, it’s NOT. That’s the sense I get is to not speak about a matter without fully knowing what’s going on ... knowing facts.

In this age of lightening speed news like anything offered on the internet its too easy to think one can comment and give opinion when the facts and truth is far from complete.

He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him. Prov 18:13

I often think “how can you know anything any more”? Truth is dilute and opinions rampant Political news is completely plagued with half truths from all sides it seems.

Yet, I’ll take on the Gospel and defense of Christ most of the time there’s a need. Yet, most people don’t want to know the truth and inquire on it. They just want I spout opinions of hatred. That’s my experience not my solo opinion anyway.
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