Listen to the latest podcast episode, No Compromise now available. God gave me such a deep revelation on the issues of compromise, intimacy, conviction and breaking off shame. The key to keeping ourselves protected is to guard our hearts and to stay connected to the pure, satisfying source, which is Jesus alone.
Sadly, so often we hear of leaders, Pastors and ministers who seem to “have it all” end up in the news for moral failure and they in turn lose it all. Often it’s the very ones peaching the gospel on the regular and the ones telling everyone to stay pure and holy. Why is that? There are different reasons I’m sure but it all comes down to one common factor, there were compromises.
What we end up hearing about is just the end result of “small” compromises that over time cause big consequences. So if we don’t stay guarded, discerning and closely connected to the vine then we leave ourselves open for the enemy to tempt and if he can, destroy us.
Remember, the enemy wants us to stumble and fall. He targets those with a purpose, along with families, marriages and after our downfall he pours on shame that often times cripple us and take years to recover from. Some people are still limping, broken and walking in shame, fourty years after a mistake.
The good news is God is the redeemer. He forgives the mistakes, restores the broken, heals the soul, reconciles relationships and makes all things new. He uses our story for his glory if we are brave enough to share our wounds with others. There is so much freedom in sharing our stories.
But there are ways to prevent and protect ourselves from all that pain. God gives us the answers all throughout his word. Tune in this week as I share practical keys that if applied will keep you protected.
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