Formal Process or Forward Progress

This has been a week of great adversity for many in our Nations ministry. The calls and falls have been more than normal. The decisions by many students have been dangerous and sometimes destructive. I am reminded of principle number nine which reminds us that after we fall our consequences are inevitable, incalculable and up to God. Are you resisting the prompting of the Holy Spirit in a key decision in your life? If so, don’t make the mistake that the many in our US ministry made this week. Get to your leadership, ask their advice and call out to God to give them and you the clear direction you need to avoid the dangers of dismal decisions. Let’s learn about this pathway the pair’s a Formal Process with forward progress: Proverbs 5:14 (Dissected and Defined):I was almost in all evil in the midst of the congregation and assembly. Daily Devo Paraphrase: This verse is the mourning lamentations of one who has yielded to temptation and whose life has been destroyed because of it. May we first review the two previous verses. “I hated instruction, and my heart (meditator) despised reproof; And have not obeyed the voice of my teachers” Verse 12 identifies how he ended up in mourning. His meditator did not yield to the internal persuasion of reproof nor listen to his God-ordained leaders. God directs through...

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