Monday, May 3, 2010

Mixed Messages

The world says: "You NEED more, more stuff, bigger, badder, more things to be happy."

Jesus says: "Be satisfied in Me."

The world says: "Be afraid, Don't go to Africa, Do not adopt, Be filled with fear - fear of ash in the air, fear of parasites, fear of disease, fear of violence, fear of traveling, fear, fear, fear."

Jesus says: Romans 8:15 (New American Standard Bible)
For you have not received a spirit of slavery leading to fear again, but you have received a spirit of adoption as sons by which we cry out, "Abba! Father!"

The world says: "Don't step out in faith, you may fall and be embarrassed."

Jesus says: Romans 1:17
For in the gospel a righteousness from God is revealed, a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: "The righteous will live by faith."

The world says:  "Remember the a bad things you have done."

Jesus says:  Psalm 103:12 (New Living Translation)
He has removed our sins as far from us as the east is from the west.

Today I am choosing to listen to Jesus!


  1. Great post. Good thing King Jesus took it ALL upon Himself so that we can be FREE in Him! Free to live and FREE to give it all away for HIS glory!

  2. Amen! Amen! Amen! I choose Jesus!

  3. This is such a constant struggle. Thanks for the encouragement!!


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