Heart’s Motive.

I really, whole heartedly believe our heart’s motive has so much to do with God’s ability to use us and work through us. We can say, “I love so and so!” but if we have been hurt by so and so, and it has not been dealt with or forgiven, we will hold back everything God wants us to do for them or how we treat them. And in the end we are hindering what God wants to do through us for that person.

We need to be just wrecked by God’s unconditional love for us and for all people! If we allow Him to do that, and if we determine to keep our heart’s and minds continually flowing out of God’s love,… His love will wreck others and they will need to know who God is, who Jesus is, who The Holy Spirit is! They will desperately NEED to know Him!

But this needs to start with us. We NEED to know Him. We need to be so desperate for Him, so in love with Him that NOTHING, NO ONE and NO HURT or OFFENSE could ever distract us from getting to KNOW HIM, The God of unconditional LOVE.

“For [if we are] in Christ Jesus, neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything, but only faith activated and expressed and working through love.” Galatians 5:6 AMP

I know how hard it can be when you have been hurt by someone. Depending on the hurt or offense, it can take weeks, months or even years to get over that pain,… whether it was intentional or not or whether it is true or not. Sometimes people lie about you and slander you. They will do everything they can to destroy your reputation in other people’s eyes, and it can be devastating!

Getting even is not the answer.

Hurting people, hurt others. I wholeheartedly believe that. When people are hurting from past pains that have never been healed, the pain grows and begins to consume a person’s mind the longer it goes without being dealt with. When a person’s heart and mind is so consumed with these wounds, all that they see and hear is through a “lens” or filter of past pain. They are usually suspicious, critical, bitter, gossiping, aggressive, slandering, and, or accusing. They always seem to be there, pointing out other’s faults, problems, or “lies”.

As Christians we cannot be like this. This will hinder the Love Of God from flowing through us, because we won’t know it ourselves!

” 8. He who does not love has not become acquainted with God [does not and never did know Him], for Gos is love.

9. In this the love of God was made manifest (displayed) where we are concerned: in that God sent His Son, the only begotten or unique [Son], into the world so that we might live through Him.

10. In this love: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation (the atoning sacrifice) for our sins.

11. Beloved, if God loved us so [very much], we also ought to love one another.

12. No man has at any time [yet] seen God. But if we love one another, God abides (lives and remains) in us and His love (that love which is essentially His) is brought to completion (to its full maturity, runs its full course, is perfected) in us!”

13. By this we come to know (perceive, recognize, and understand) that we abide (live and remain) in Him and He in us: because He has given (imparted) to us of His [Holy] Spirit.

14. And [besides] we ourselves have seen (have deliberately and steadfastly contemplated) and bear witness that the Father has sent the Son [as the] Savior Of The world.” 1 John 4:8-14 AMP

Please also read 1 Corinthians 13:1-8, 13, 14:1.

Ok, so the question is, how do we receive a healing for mental and emotional wounds? The answer (is always) Prayer. Going to God and depending on Him for healing should always be our first and main choice. And during that time, if He leads you to a book, or to another source, then He is still being the source of your healing! It may take some time, be patient and persistent.

35. “And one of their number, a lawyer, asked Him a question to test Him.

36. Teacher, which kind of commandment is great and important (the principal kind) in the Law? [Some commandments are light- which are heavy?]

37. And He replied to him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind (intellect).

38. This is the great (most important, principal) and first commandment.

39. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as [you do] yourself.

40. These two commandments sum up and upon them depend all the Law and the Prophets.” Matthew 22:35-40 AMP.

If I may suggest a few books that have helped me:

“The Bait Of Satan” by John Brevere (an excellent book!),

“The Supernatural Power Of Forgiveness” by Kris & Jason Vallotton (I’m currently reading this one, and it’s really good!),

“Did You Learn To Love?” By Bonnie Jones,

“Experiencing The Father’s Embrace” by Jack Frost,

“Only Love Can Make A Miracle” by Mahesh Chavada (one of my favorites besides ‘The Bait Of Satan’!)

If you feel led, look into these books. The Bait Of satan really helped me personally.

Let the healing begin. ❤️

Attacks against the mind.

Sad? Depressed? Rage? Anger? Abuse? Rejection? Guilt? Suicidal thoughts? Addictions? Etc.
I purchased this book to help understand what my Family member is going through. And after looking over the table of contents, it looks like this would be a very good book for everyone to read! I will be applying it to my own life as well as towards my Family.

Mental attacks are more common than we realize, and there IS something we CAN do about it!

Don’t give up! I encourage you to look this book over and purchase a copy on Amazon, E Bay, or where ever you can find it. For yourself, and your loved ones.

Taking a stand.

This is an excerpt from a book I am currently reading, and it’s too important to not share.

The book deals with passive people (Ahab spirit), and aggressive people (Jezebel spirit). This book helps you to become assertive, instead of either a victim or a bully. Intimidation, fear of rejection, destroying your reputation, gossiping about you, fear, threats, physical abuse, mental abuse, etc makes you into a victim, and gives power to the bully. This small excerpt hardly shows this books full potential.

Let the healing begin!

“We all want people to accept us and think well of us. But the passive personality—bound by the fear of what people will think or say—continually forgoes opportunities to take a stand. It becomes easier to avoid speaking up when we have been insulted. At the time it seems less painful to bury our true feelings and act as if nothing is wrong when someone violates the boundaries of good behavior. When passive people do confront someone who treated them unpleasantly, they usually soften their statements by saying something like, “I’m sure you didn’t mean it that way.” But this is also a passive cop-out because it lacks authority and assertiveness.

As Christians, we do not have an option when it comes to forgiving others. We forgive as we have been forgiven. “But if you do not forgive, neither will your Father in heaven forgive your trespasses” (Mark 11:26). But too often, passive people will not hold others accountable for the consequences of their offensive actions. It becomes too easy to sweep things under the rug instead of saying something like, “I forgive you, but I won’t be able to loan you money in the future,” or “Your outburst caused me a lot of hurt, and I won’t allow you to put me in that situation again.”

Excerpt From: Sampson, Steve. “Discerning and Defeating the Ahab Spirit.” Baker Publishing Group, 2010-09-01. iBooks. 
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