15/09/2012

God…..Really?*

Posted in Encouragement, Family, Finding Faith at 9:20 am by The Water Bearer

Inner Angels & Enemies

Most people who know me know that I have faith. I often get called ‘religious’ which progressively makes my skin crawl. These days I am quick to correct them, stating that “I am faithful, not religious!” I love to share stories about the wonderful things God has done in my life, but sometimes my stories are simply laughed at and dismissed.  I am not surprised by this anymore and I try not to feel any offense. I realise the damage that has been done to the reputation of God through many years of worldly disagreements and disappointments, which led to war and doubt.

It saddens me that the God I know is getting a bad rap because His name is too often used as a front for ‘religious humans’ to hide behind. I believe most church goers mean well, but with all their influence, why are so many people increasingly…

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  1. Oh I think this is the post I first read from your blog. And the start of a wonderful blogging friendship and sisterhood in Christ. I still love this post. 🙂

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    • That’s right I remember!
      It has been a wonderful journey with you so far…
      Much Joy in my heart as we look to a future of much more!
      God Bless you Sweet Sister! xox

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  2. […] Not only is having an effective faith walk a wobbly balancing act, fulfilling Godly purpose is a journey fraught with potholes. When a believer is determined to exercise their righteous gifts, venturing toward the goal God has placed in their destiny, they are certain to step into enemy territory. These determined ones are top priority foes for the enemy to tempt, to attack, to deceive. A common ruse the enemy uses is the counterfeit, often disguised in such a way as to appear Godly. Counterfeits come in many forms, false prophets, imitation faith, counterfeit gifts, and all are blatant impersonations of God, a subject I have written on previously in this post. […]

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