Deuteronomy 6:9 And thou shalt write them upon the posts of thy house, and on thy gates - - so that your children will remember!!
Jeremiah 30:2 Thus the LORD God of Israel, says, Write thee all the words that I have spoken unto thee in a book.
Monday, October 31, 2016
Tell Me a True Story Blog Party - Week of 10/31/16
Reading a True Story
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The knocking at my door was more of a violent scratching,
like my dog does when he wants inside.
I pulled the curtain aside and peered out to view the hooded
dark figure as he continued to thump and tap loudly.
Opening the door just a crack was enough for him to push
against the door and gain entrance even without a formal invitation.
I asked his name, and he mumbled something and then quietly
moved to a corner to sit and hide while he continued observing me.
Finally I told him I was certain that I did not want him in my
He spoke in whispers and in a nagging monologue began to
berate me and tell me how bad I was, and that I was no good.
His voice rose up a tone or two as he gained confidence in
what he was about; “You do nothing right, and no one likes you,” was spewing
from his lips.
“It was all your fault and you have no one to blame except
yourself,” he continued.
“Even God will never forgive you, and you will never make
heaven your home!”
How could I shut up this disgusting creature, and how could
I entreat him to leave?
All that he alleged was both true and at the same time
false, but now I was hurting in the pit of my stomach as he continued to
criticize and rebuke my being.
Crying out to God for help seemed not to reach heaven. I had
asked forgiveness, long ago, and had become a “Good Christian,” so why was he
doing this to me?
My thoughts turned to recent readings in my Bible, and I
remembered a verse in Romans that I quoted often. I began to shout it out loud
to this strange uninvited visitor.
Romans 8:1-2 There is
therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not
after the flesh, but after the Spirit. For the law of the Spirit of life in
Christ Jesus has made me free from the law of sin and death.
Gaining confidence - - and with a bold voice, I spoke to my
visitor, and told him that Jesus lives here and that he must leave and not
With a crooked smile, he raised himself, and slowly slinked
toward the open door and left.
But as he trudged down the path, he turned and called to me
- - “I’ll be back!"
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