Proverbs 16:7 When the way you live pleases the Lord, he makes even your enemies live at peace with you.
In the process of recovery, you will always have mockers.
As I have matured in recovery, especially in the early days it is surprising how many people have wanted to take credit for my development. I have often wondered how many of them would still want to take credit if I fell in a heap?
One of the hardest things I had to do in my life is accepting that I only have to please an audience of one. One of the best messages I ever received from God came from a throwaway line by Pastor TD Jakes who said:” What if God wants to do something totally different right now and He wants to do it through you?” I think about that question often.
- Have you ever had to ignore others to follow God?