Friday, May 16, 2008

Affirmation -- I'm on the right path

Everything happens on it's own accord. I think it was good timing that I found my journal and decided to find this entry. I just wanted to share because I'm sure someone is going through the same thing.

I know God has much in store for me. I am thankful for the opportunity and I am humbled because I am blessed.

24 Feb 2007

I stopped. I quit, but that doesn't mean i won't finish.

Today i woke up and got some church.
I watched TD Jakes. Let it go he
says. Drop it like it's hot, he says.
In the womb, he says. Realm he says.
He says grace. Sin is overcome by
abounding grace, but when will I decide
to stop sinning?

Creflo Dollar, whom I never listened
to because I thought he was preaching
about money... He spoke about friends.
He gave me some scriptures and I will
reflect them on my life. Relate them.

Deuteronomy 30 Choice of life or death
If you turn away from the Lord you
have chosen death. Game over. You and
your seed are done.

Proverbs 17:17 Friends seem like the
ultimate of ultimate and everything may
seem copacetic cuz friends love at all

Proverbs 12:26
The righteous should choose his/her friends
carefully for the way of the wicked leads them
astray. You can't expound on that!

1 Corinthians 15:33
Do not be deceived. "Evil company corrupts
good habits."
Don't think you're an exception and having
sinful friends isn't going to affect you.
You are as influential as everybody else.

Proverbs 13:20
He who walks with wise men will be
wise, but the companion of fools will be
destroyed. (is a fool)
You are what you keep. If you wanna know
of someones character, watch the company they keep.

2 Corinthians 6:14
Do not be unequally yoked together with unbelievers. For
what fellowship has righteousness with lawlessness
And what communion has light with darkness?
Do not be uneven in friendships with

Relationships there's a give and take
each person has a part to contribute. What
can a sinner teach you??!

Psalms 1:1 Blessed is the man who walks
not in the counsel of the ungodly.

So you are the company you keep.
He said that I'd rather have a blow pop and
Jesus than to hang with people that will
make me sin again. Go to the movies
by yourself. There has to be a point where
you love yourself enough that you wont
let people tolerate you for the sake of your
company but celebrate you because they
love you. Truly.


1 comment:

OG, The Original Glamazon said...

I think for the most part that makes sense but many times in my life I have been the friend that helps other friends become better. I think that is part of my purpose here, I don't hang out with people who are contrary to my core beliefs but I have befriended people who aren't quite on their path, its not something for everyone, because you definitely have to KNOW who you are and be happy being by yourself at times.

I did marry someone who was not like me and that was a big mistake, it was my first big lesson and learning just how much of a person I could change and how much I could be changed. It was necessary though helped me be better and know better and do better no regrets.

Also think about sin, one of my old Pastors says that our western view of sin has been manipulated, said back in the day sin wasn't about lying or adultery etc said sin was to be absent from God. Says our concept of sin is what makes it hard for us to get how Jesus was here, you know because surely as a child Jesus probably lied or did things children do, he also says that's why the books that chronicle his childhood aren't in the Bible to hard for us mere mortals to comprehend.

I said ALL that to say don't beat yourself up so much about sinning, just keep on working. Sometimes my prayers are to help me to be strong enough to not want to sin, forget the not sinning part ( you gotta crawl before you walk)