You were taken advantage of in your weakness and probably by a person that you trusted. You were violated and the violation caused you to put up your walls.
“The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. -Psalm 9:9 KJV
That thing that happened and it ripped a hole in your heart. Tragedy caused timelines and goodbyes to be accelerated.
“The Lord is close to the broken-hearted; he save those whose spirits are crushed.” – Psalm 34:18 CEB
It happened. You did it. Or you are doing it. And now, you’re ignoring it, rationalizing it. Acting like it doesn’t matter. And it’s festering. Stop it and confess it.
“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins.” – 1 John 1:9 NIV
Dabbling, playing around with, or outright involvement in wicca, fortune telling, black or white magic, conjuring spirits, or even open your mind in meditation is like placing a “vacancy” sign on your life for evil spirits.
“Now [Jesus] is far above any ruler or authority or power or leader or anything else—not only in this world but also in the world to come. God has put all things under the authority of Christ. – Ephesians 1:21-22 NLT
Carrying God’s load for God. Maybe you were raised to think that you’ve got to be perfect. At some point, maybe even as a child, you took uptake weight of carrying the world on your shoulders. And now, you shoulders are blistered, worn and wounded.
“For our sake [God] made [Jesus] to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.” – 2 Corinthians 5:21 ESV
They hurt you, and you just cannot let it go. It’s that thing, right there, that thing that just flashed through your mind. She cheated on you. They stopped calling you and cut you out. He hurt you.
“Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others.” – Colossians 3:13 NLT
Our family has always been poor. Our family has always gotten divorced. Always been full of alcoholics. And your family’s ALWAYS has wounded you and bent you.
“The son shall not suffer for the iniquity of the father, nor the father suffer for the iniquity of the son. The righteousness of the righteous shall be upon himself, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon himself.” – Ezekiel 18:20 ESV
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