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Have you ever heard someone say, “This is just the way I am,” or, “God made me this way?” What about, “God made me this way so there is nothing I can do. After all, if God made me this way, who am I to question Him?” But the truth is, in order to avoid facing the reality that they need to change, people say things like this because they think they have permission to ignore God’s Word.
Someone once said, “Resistance can prove fatal if the resistance is against desperately needed changes in your life.” If you are born with a physical disability, I get it. But if you are referring to things like being rude, arrogant, or mean, or even one’s sexuality, there is no excuse. Deliberately going against God’s Word and His design for His creation, cannot be justified. Even working to find someone to blame for the way you are, is an attempt to relieve yourself from personal responsibility.
We need to realize there is always room for improvement; we can always do better and be better. God never created us or designed us to go to hell. In truth, He created each of us to have a personal relationship with Him. By accepting Him and His ways, we are given the privilege to spend eternity with Him. Read and meditate on 1 Corinthians 6:9-11, and don’t buy into the lie that you don’t have to or can’t change.
We are all a work in progress and we can work to change our ways, our thoughts, and our behavior to do better, be better and live better.
Just a Thought,
Published on Monday, April 27, 2015 @ 6:25 AM MDT
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