Often times we tend to judge others because they don’t seem to have a grasp on life. Sometimes they are crude and rude and other times just a door mat totally whipped. It is easy to judge them if we worked through these issues and didn’t let life take us out. Often times that judgment comes with amnesia as we tend to forget the times we were in the same or similar position. We forget that others reached out to us.
I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. He brought me up also out of the horrible pit, out of the miry clay, he set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings. Psalm 40:1-2
I recognized this week that I had distanced myself from the pit. I didn’t want to be reminded of ALL that I had been delivered from.
He has put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and reverence, and shall trust in the LORD. Blessed is that man that makes the LORD his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies. Psalm 40:3-4
The problem was I was so busy singing my NEW SONG that I no longer listened to the deep, guttural heart cries of those still in the miry pit. That was pride and I had to repent.
We can help many people and still only choose to help those who grate against us or are just plain not easy to be around. We are so busy singing our new song that we can’t listen. Do you truly understand that all some people need is for someone to listen?
Let me encourage you to move with me out of our comfort zone and reach into the pit not out of our personal strength, but out of gratitude from where we have come. I am so grateful that God did not love me only when I deserved it.
I do not often post links for cries for help. But today I am Please prayerfully consider this request and if you are unable to help, please pray and then share. Thank you.
Dino has had two surgeries this week. He has had toes amputated. You can read all of the updates on the post. The beautiful little girl in the picture is my great-granddaughter, Kylee.