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Have you ever considered Ephesians 2:10?
“For we are God’s [own] handiwork (His workmanship), recreated in Christ Jesus, [born anew] that we may do those good works which God predestined (planned beforehand) for us [taking paths which He prepared ahead of time], that we should walk in them [living the good life which He prearranged and made ready for us to live].”
Have you ever meditated on the fact that God Himself wants to take credit for all the good things that are in you and happen to you?
I know some will say, “There is nothing good in me,” or “Nothing good ever happens to me.” But, I know God, and I know those things just can’t be true.
When I look back over the 28 years I have known God, I can honestly say I have changed. Sometimes the changes were so small and so daily I didn’t realize they even happened, because I am not the one that brought the change.
Have you ever paid attention to the “traffic” that is going on in your mind? Sometimes the devil shoots so many firey darts at your mind that it’s like a 6-lane expressway each going 90 miles per hour!
Far too often, we allow this to go on much too long before we hold up the stop sign. We should stop the devil quickly by slamming on the brakes and commanding him to stop in the name of JESUS. Satan is a liar. As a matter of fact, he is the father of all lies, according to John 8:44.
This reminds me of a simple lesson we teach the kids in Sunday school: Good God, bad devil. If what you’re hearing go through your mind is good, then it’s God. Also true is, if what you’re hearing go through your mind is bad, then it’s the devil (the liar).