What If You Made a Mistake in Love?

What If You Made a Mistake in Love?

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SO, WHAT DO YOU DO IF YOU END up with someone, only to find out later that it was a huge mistake?

Maybe you were caught up with the romance of the whole affair and did not take the time to really get to know the other person. Maybe you had been single so long that you were afraid to be alone again, and you just wanted to make this relationship work. So, you ignored some of the warning signals (and we all get them). You let some things that really irked you slide, hoping that the person would change for the better if you just gave them some help and support.

So, you kept seeing that person, and you went along with the relationship just for the sake of having a relationship. You thought that you were saving yourself from embarrassment, if others saw you were still “together”; but inside you were not happy, because that person turned out to be a real monster that made your life miserable. Could this be your story? Can you relate to any of this or something similar? Are you still in this kind of situation? Continue reading "What If You Made a Mistake in Love?"

When Your Prayers Don’t Change Anything

When Your Prayers Don’t Change Anything

One who turns away from hearing the law, even his prayer is an abomination.”—Proverbs 28:9

Uncertain Prayer

If you are the type of person who lives any way you want and only prays when it is convenient for you, the scripture above explains why your prayers may not be answered. God sees everything you do and knows everything about you. So, what’s the use in praying, if you’re going to disobey the law? If you’re going to do what you’re going to do anyway, why bother praying to God? Do you think a judge would grant your request, despite your refusal to obey the law? If not, then why petition the court to rule in your favor? Continue reading “When Your Prayers Don’t Change Anything”

What If Joseph Had Refused?

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“Then Joseph, being aroused from his sleep, did as the angel of the Lord commanded him and took to him his wife (Mary).” Matthew 1:24 NKJV

As I read the verse above, a thought occurred to me that had never occurred before.

What if Joseph had refused to obey the Lord’s instructions? Here are a few possible scenarios that came to mind. Continue reading “What If Joseph Had Refused?”