mymoment.forumotion.com

This is the place to find your inner peace, clarity, inspiration or friends. This is a place to have my moment...
 
HomeHome  RegisterRegister  Log inLog in  
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 
Rechercher Advanced Search
Latest topics
» Thanking God For All Things
Fri Jun 25, 2010 3:43 pm by afgriffin

» Eternal Happiness
Thu Jun 24, 2010 3:37 pm by afgriffin

» The Unchanging Law of Judgement
Wed Jun 23, 2010 3:10 pm by afgriffin

» He Wants You To Fly
Tue Jun 22, 2010 1:37 pm by afgriffin

» The Psalmist Gets the Blues
Mon Jun 21, 2010 1:20 pm by afgriffin

» June 18, 2010
Fri Jun 18, 2010 3:21 pm by afgriffin

» June 17, 2010
Thu Jun 17, 2010 2:36 pm by afgriffin

» June 15, 2010
Tue Jun 15, 2010 1:35 pm by afgriffin

» June 9, 2010
Wed Jun 09, 2010 3:00 pm by afgriffin


Share | 
 

 November 23, 2009

Go down 
AuthorMessage
afgriffin

avatar

Posts : 195
Join date : 2009-11-05

PostSubject: November 23, 2009   Mon Nov 23, 2009 2:57 pm

Discernment
Joyce Meyer, Daily Devotional - November 23
But the spiritual man tries all things [he examines, investigates, inquires into, questions, and discerns all things].
— 1 Corinthians 2:15


As long as we try to figure out our own problems, we will only get more and more frustrated and confused. The reason is because we are trying to operate without the grace of God.

In my ministry, the prayer request I receive most often is for guidance. Many people just do not seem to know what to do. They are frustrated and confused by the situations they face in their everyday lives. They need help, and they don't know where to look for it.

If I have a problem, I don't need to try to figure it out—I need discernment. I need to hear from the Lord. I need God's Word on my situation. I need for Him to show me what to do. Discernment is simply God's wisdom for any situation of life. It is a "spiritual knowing" about how to handle things.

One time as I was praying and asking God for discernment, the Lord spoke to me and said, "Joyce, you are never going to have discernment until you give up reasoning." Now notice that the Lord didn't say "until I deliver you from reasoning," He said "until you give up reasoning."

If you are trying to figure out everything in life, you must realize that it is just a habit, a bad habit, one that you will have to break. Your mind may be like mine was. I was addicted to excessive reasoning. There's certainly nothing wrong with using our minds . . . God has blessed us with strong minds to accomplish many great things. But as soon as you begin to feel frustrated and confused, as soon as you start to lose your sense of inner peace, you need to say to yourself, "Uh-oh, I've gone too far." You must give up your efforts and entrust yourself totally to the Lord, leaving your situation entirely in His hands.

From the book New Day, New You: 365 Devotions for Enjoying Everyday Life by Joyce Meyer. Copyright ©️ 2007 by Joyce Meyer. Published by FaithWords. All rights reserved.
Back to top Go down
afgriffin

avatar

Posts : 195
Join date : 2009-11-05

PostSubject: Daily Word - Personal Best   Mon Nov 23, 2009 3:03 pm

Daily Word — Monday, November 23, 2009

PERSONAL BEST

I am grateful for who I am and the life I am leading. My achievements and shortcomings are not tallied on a giant scorecard. But at times, I may become preoccupied with my personal goals and comparing myself to others. As I stop judging and start appreciating my efforts, the burden of incessant striving falls away.

When I see myself as God sees me, I am whole and perfect. I adopt this point of view, and I am released from the grip of my ego. I know that I am doing and being my best. By choosing to focus on all that is delightful, my life suddenly seems easier. I am moving forward rather than holding myself back. I am creating the life I desire, becoming more aware of my blessings and living in joy.

If then your whole body is full of light, with no part of it in darkness, it will be as full of light as when a lamp gives you light with its rays.--Luke 11:36
Back to top Go down
 
November 23, 2009
Back to top 
Page 1 of 1
 Similar topics
-
» Shopping as explained by GPPB Resolution 09-2009
» Amendments to the Revised IRR through GPPB Resolution No. 06-2009
» UPDATED[MediaFire]3 Idiots • 2009 • 550MB • X264 DVDRiP • English SubTitles •
» GPPB Resolution No. 12-2009
» pre-audit per COA CIR 2009-002

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
mymoment.forumotion.com :: Devotionals :: Daily Devotionals-
Jump to: