Here on Life with Lynnie (LwL), I'll be letting you know about Saturday, March 11th, 2017.
Even though I was given a list of events happening where I used to worship, I hadn't planned on attending there, on Saturday, March 11th. However, something happened a day earlier that made me decide to attend the seminar that was happening that day.
You may think it's strange, but it wasn't strange to me.
I had received mail addressed to the pastor of the church group, even though my address was used. However, it was the third (3rd) year that this had happened.
Knowing that I had to bring the mail to the pastor, I decided I may as well attend the church group seminar.
Yes, I drove there. But, I didn't park in the church parking lot. Nor, did I park anywhere close by.
Why? Because I knew that the man who had done damage to my van several times, would be attending the seminar. I didn't want him to know where I parked.
Do I want to do this all the time? No.
Why not? Because, if I made a habit of doing this, the man would probably come to understand the couple of areas where I might park.
In any case, I attended the seminar which began at 10:00 a.m. What was being taught?
PREDESTINATION. In relation to the reprobate.
Elder W, lead the seminar. Of course, the pastor was there, as well, along with several of the people who always seemed to attend seminars, there. Like me.
The subject title that I quoted was what was discussed during the seminar. This referred to damnation, sin, wickedness, etc.
Believe it or not, it actually made me happy that the man was there, who damaged my van in the past. Hopefully, God is helping him to change his ways.
After all, I don't want to do anything to hurt that man. I've forgiven him. But, will never trust him.
Of course, God will deal with him. Just as He does with everyone.
Thinking of this, brought to mind, Romans 12:19, "Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord."
Yes, we need to avenge not ourselves, but give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.
For this, I praise Him.
After all, He has wrath. And, has shown me and anyone who reads and accepts God's Word, the Bible, that He's in control. And, He will deal with issues that we should not deal with. Like vengeance.
For this, I am thankful. And, always will be.
Thank You, Lord!
Until next time...
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