Have you ever been reading your Bible and got distracted by some random thought?
I mean…..come ON!!!
I’m trying to be all pious and holy……..and BAM! Where did this thought come from???!!
Turns out those thoughts may not always be the enemy trying to distract you from reading the Word of God. Sometimes it is! But not always…..
Why do I say this?
Well, I woke up around 2 am this morning and decided to read the Bible. I’ve been in the Book of Ephesians, so I turned to Chapter 1 and midway I got this random train of thought.
So……………… I rebuked it and kept on reading, but then I felt as if the Holy Spirit stopped me.
He reminded me that the Word of God is a SWORD. Therefore it cuts into our minds and hearts. It reveals the things that are hidden. It shines light in our dark areas – the parts that we thought we had covered up or already gotten over.
And so I said “Ok. Well what caused me to think like this?”
That question led to a whole revelation of my lack of believing that I deserved love and that I would ever get married someday. 😭
I was blown away.
So that’s where all those issues came from!!!! 😧😯🤯………..(My struggle to love myself, my struggle to connect with guys, my constant desire to flee from any guy that shows any kind on interest in me 🤦♀️)
It had even hindered my ability to accept GOD’S LOVE.
Because in order for me to accept God’s love or even man’s love, I have to Love Myself!
The Power of the Word
The word of God is sharper than any two-edged sword.
And for good reason.
Today I learned something so very valuable:
Reading the Word benefits ME in ways I had not ever expected!!
Now when I read, I am to examine my thoughts and ask the Holy Spirit if it is a distraction or if it is Him revealing something that He needs me to repent for and give to Him.
Because that is exactly what I had to do.
LET IT GO AND SURRENDER MY POOR MINDSET TO GOD.
And ask Him to teach me the truth.
And I KNOW I am not the only one that this may have happened to! So I felt led to share it so that someone else would learn too.
Many times we beat ourselves up for thoughts that pass through our minds. Or we may not pay attention to them.
But God wants to heal and fix our minds. He wants to break the evil mindsets that have been there for years – molded by experiences of our past. Planted by the enemy of our souls.
God wants to HEAL YOU ❤
Please let Him.