Friday, June 28, 2013

Mindset?!

If you read yesterday's Life with Lynnie (LwL) entry, you'll know that I was rather upset about how our world is changing.  Changing, for the worse.

Maybe I should have written more in my entry, but I prefer to think the entry was long enough in volume.  Besides, I like to write with reference to an issue, and relate Biblically to it. 

Then, write another day, in another entry, about other related issues.

For this entry, I thought I should write in a more positive manner, about how God is in control.  And, what He expects of us, who belong to Him.

I am happy to tell you, about a Facebook (FB) friend who read yesterday's LwL entry.  The person could tell that I was truly affected negatively about the sinfulness that was permitted, that will affect everyone at some point in the future.

My FB friend that commented, beat me to it!  What I mean is, they commented about what I intended to write about in today's LwL entry.  Thank you, friend

Here's the comment the person posted on my wall, prior to a list of Bible verses they included:

"Hey you...

I'm stopping in to enc
ourage you... Since we know God doesn't change that means His mercies are still new every morning, and just as equal to His wrath is His Love... It's a disturbing decision yesterday, but it is OUR PURPOSE, to bring heaven to earth. I fear that if you fall prey to hating what the world has become you may lose a bit from God's intent for us."

Then, many Bible verses followed.  As the comment came to an end, this was what was posted (I quoted the KJV, as I normally do):  Matthew 5:43-46, "Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbour, and hate thine enemy.
44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;
45 That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and sendeth rain on the just and on the unjust.
46 For if ye love them which love you, what reward have ye?"

Once again, I must thank my FB friend for the loving Christian comment.  It showed me that even in this sinful world, there are people/fellow Christians who care about and for others.  Just as this person had caring concern for me.  May God bless you, my friend!

How thankful I am that great minds think alike.  It was my plan to use verse 44, in today's entry.  But instead, after reading what they commented to me, I decided to quote what was posted by my FB friend.

It is amazing how God works.  Especially since I may hate what was done, but not the people involved.  For them, I feel sorry.  And, I pray for them...

How grateful I am that He has provided friends for me, who are of a similar mindset.  In addition, I feel blessed that He provided me/us with direction, as to how He would have us live.

Where is it?  It's all in His Word, the Bible.

Thank You, Lord.  Not just for loving us, but also for providing encouragement, whenever we need it.  In every facet of our lives. 


Until next time...

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