Last night I got a text from one of the guys I sponsor. He likes to call me dad because his father died several years ago. He had slipped and didn’t want to talk about it yet. He said it was too painful. Shame is overwhelming him at the moment. This morning’s devotional was taken from Galatians 5:17–“The sinful nature desires what is contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit what is contrary to the sinful nature.” I took a picture of the devotional in its entirety and sent it to him.
Satan has a way of using our emotional nature to beat us up when God wants us to keep our eyes focused on Him. It has taken me a lifetime to learn this and I still have my own moments where I need to be reminded of this truth. How GOOD our GOD IS!