Does it seem like the world is going crazy? Ladies’ restrooms are no longer ladies’ restrooms, and everything seems to be up for grabs in all areas.
The weather is crazy, Torrential rains in which a grandma and her grands cannot get out of their home to higher ground, and they drown. Awful! Absolutely awful!
Truthfully, everybody that I know is going through. Going through something tough. Not just mamby-pamby kind of stuff. For real!
Grown kids with good jobs are doing drugs and leaving their families behind. Wives are getting involved other men, and husbands are finding other woPastor Leo of Faith Family Church and others did just that last Saturday morning at Target. They did a peaceful protest. Did othe
rs notice? You better believe they did. It was on the news and in the paper. You can rest assured that corporate Target noticed, but more importantly, the Heavenly Host took noticemen. Families are being torn apart at the seams. Kids are getting into all sorts of stuff via I-phone, I-pads, and I-wants.
You would think that the enemy has been turned loose and having a hey-day with people. That is exactly what is happening.
So, what are you gonna do about it? Are you going to have a pity party and curl up in the corner? I don’t blame you if you do. You have permiord, and we need to connected to a body of believers who will help us through the stormsssion to fall apart. Everyone does at some time.
We all go through stuff. If you live long enough, you will have troubles. Troubles may knock you down, but they do not need to keep you down.
A very long time ago, I was going through a really hard time. My babies were babies, and I thought that my world as I knew it was ending. Once a day at least, I would fall apart. Then, I would pick myself up, dry my face off, and keep going. That is what you have to do. Keep on putting one foot ahead of the other, and saying, “Help me, Jesus. I cannot do this without You.”
With Jesus, you can survive. With Jesus, you will make it through.
You and I, as the Christ followers that we are, need to stand up and be counted. We need to do what is right.
I know that it may make you nervous, but chances to stand up for what is right and godly are going to be coming across your path and my path more and more with each passing day.
Christ followers are to show the love of Christ. We are to walk in integrity and truth in all areas of our lives. That is a tall order. The only way that we can do that is when we ask Jesus to take over and surrender our will to His.
As tough times come our way, we need to call out to God. We need to be in His W
Each day as we start our day, we need to ask God what my sister-in-law, Becky, asks Him, “Lord, what do You have planned for us to do today?” We need to ask Him what He wants first, and then we can go from there.
Sounds like a plan to me…
Jan Allbritton is a Diboll resident who is the administrator at Crimson Academy as well as one of the pastors at Holy Spirit Freedom Fellowship.