It's not about anything happening in the world to groups of people.
It's actually something that happened to me, in the past. And, it's something I hadn't thought of for quite a while, but had thought about, recently.
At first, I couldn't think of why I thought of this issue. But, after thinking about what I had just read in God's Word, the Bible, I realized why the thought returned to my mind.
I must admit that it truly touched my heart. After all, the person I'm referring to was a friend of mine, not just as a child, but also as an adult. Well, at least we were friends for a while.
You may recall that I mentioned that this friend of mine, had become a pastor in a Christian church group, after having been a teacher for a while. Plus, his wife had become a minister in another church group.
His wife worked with this church group for many years. A few years ago, it shocked me that my friend left the Christian church group where he had been a pastor, and transferred to become a minister in the same church group as his wife had worked for many years.
I must admit that this truly upset me.
After all, the church group that he and his wife are ministers at, is not a good church group, at least to me, and/or anyone who is truly a born again Christian.
Why, do I think this? The church group they both work with, is not a church group who teaches/preaches truth of God's Word. Born again Christians, like me, would agree.
After all, I find it upsetting that the church group they work for doesn't just allow same sex marriage, but also marries people of the same sex. By doing this, to me this means that those ministers are teaching people that it is good to sin... and good to go against what God wants.
To me, it's truly evil. And, they are teaching people to not accept God's Word... the Bible.
Thinking of that, made me think of Luke 6:45-49, "A good man out of the good treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart bringeth forth that which is evil: for of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaketh.
46 And why call ye me, Lord, Lord, and do not the things which I say?
47 Whosoever cometh to me, and heareth my sayings, and doeth them, I will shew you to whom he is like:
48 He is like a man which built an house, and digged deep, and laid the foundation on a rock: and when the flood arose, the stream beat vehemently upon that house, and could not shake it: for it was founded upon a rock.49 But he that heareth, and doeth not, is like a man that without a foundation built an house upon the earth; against which the stream did beat vehemently, and immediately it fell; and the ruin of that house was great.".
Amen! A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth that which is good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart, brings forth that which is evil. And, why would someone call Him... Lord, Lord, and not do the things which He says?
Even though I hadn't thought about this for quite a while, I unfortunately did think of him, and what he and his wife have done.
Not just because of what they do. But, also because he didn't agree with me when we discussed this issue in the past.
So, he unfriended me on Facebook (FB), blocked me on FB, blocked me on his e-mail, and blocked me on his cellphone.
Sigh... thinking about how he had done this, I felt sad.
Even so, I forgave him.
Just as God would want me to do.
Thank You for loving me, Lord!
Until next time...
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