You want the cycle in your life to end. You recognize there is a problem and it has you by the throat. You are trapped under the weight and power of your will and the will of Satanic forces. You want to escape this cycle in your marriage and grow with the God ordained person you married.
It is good that you recognize that the days are alike and you know there are things you want to change in your life. You have grown weary of the cycle and you finally want it broken. The very first thing you must identify is where do you want to go? You must have a clear vision. Most cycles are perpetuated because you have no where else to go. What is your desire that God will give when you delight in him? Where do you want to go?
When you have identified the problem, you can begin filling in the blanks with the solution, but the problem must be clear and concise. Ambiguous issues in your mind make it easy for Satan to keep you in a cycle that has you going no where and affecting no one for the glory of God.
You must write the vision down and make it plain. That everyone in the house may read it, understand there role and execute the plan. If you have no vision you will perish within the cycle. The devil would have won. Don’t stop working on your vision. The devil will have you put off working on the vision and then you will perpetuate the cycle. Don’t put off the vision. Make it plain.
If I asked you want you wanted as a single person in a mate, what would you tell me? What is the vision for your marriage? What are you supposed to be getting from the marriage? What type of characteristics must a person have to fulfill those desires of your heart? Are these desires mentioned a true statement? Don’t deceive yourself.
If you are married already and I asked you the vision for the home, would I receive an answer or the same answer from the residents of the home? You must have multiple visions for the family. A marital vision, family vision, employment vision, entertainment vision. Where do you want to go with your entertainment? What is the destination of your marriage and family? You should have answers to these questions. If you do not have answers to these questions, it means you are locked in a cycle right now and the devil is making you ineffective for the kingdom of God. A stuck family is a dead family. A family in a cycle isn’t moving forward, but as time ticks is literally moving backward into the pit.
Where there is no vision my people perish. Prayerfully, create your vision today and make it plain for the entire family to read and execute.
O taste and see that the Lord is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him. O fear the Lord, ye his saints: for there is no want to them that fear him. The young lions do lack, and suffer hunger: but they that seek the Lord shall not want any good thing.
Come, ye children, hearken unto me: I will teach you the fear of the Lord. What man is he that desireth life, and loveth many days, that he may see good? Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile. Depart from evil, and do good; seek peace, and pursue it.
The eyes of the Lord are upon the righteous, and his ears are open unto their cry. The face of the Lord is against them that do evil, to cut off the remembrance of them from the earth. The righteous cry, and the Lord heareth, and delivereth them out of all their troubles. The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous: but the Lord delivereth him out of them all.
Your body comes with a predisposition for sinning. The fall in the Garden of Eden ruined the original genetic code for mankind. Sin corrupted the bloodline. Now running through your flesh is a demonic code that can only be eradicated by a new blood line, by faith through Jesus Christ. Once you receive the Savior, which is Christ the Lord, you still live in the old bloodline. Spiritually, you have been made new, hence a desire to live for Jesus and the awareness of heaven and hell. Unfortunately, death is inevitable as God specifically told Adam the tree in the midst of the garden would kill him, if he chose to eat of the fruit of that tree. He chose to eat the fruit of that tree.
Paul, comes along after the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ and tells us to “fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses (1 Timothy 6:12). This is the only prescription we have to ensure our salvation. Therefore, my dear friends, as you have always obeyed–not only in my presence, but now much more in my absence–continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling (Philippians 2:12).
The wrath of God is coming on the children of disobedience. We cannot win against our flesh without a direct assault against our flesh by spending time soaking in the presence of God and being busy doing the Fathers business. Being saved is work. Making sure you make it to the end is going to be difficult.
Your job is to speak out on the things that make for solid doctrine. Guide older men into lives of temperance, dignity, and wisdom, into healthy faith, love, and endurance. Guide older women into lives of reverence so they end up as neither gossips nor drunks, but models of goodness. By looking at them, the younger women will know how to love their husbands and children, be virtuous and pure, keep a good house, be good wives. We don’t want anyone looking down on God’s Message because of their behavior. Also, guide the young men to live disciplined lives. – Titus 2:1-6
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It is nearly impossible to love your enemies. Those who willfully choose to hate you and go out of there way to destroy you. It is difficult to love your spouse who refuses to either work or have sex with you. It is difficult to love your children who continually work against you or worse try and harm you. It is difficult to love your work partners who work to sabotage you or the racist on your job. It is difficult to love when everyone around you is cold.
The automatic love comes from loving God. It is the first command. To love God with all of your heart, mind and strength. It is here where the automatic love for everyone else is now possible. It is here where you receive supernatural power to love others the right way. It is here where God shares his heart with you and energizes you to love others. Your trouble of loving others starts with your trouble or lack of love for Jesus Christ. When you open the doors of your heart to Jesus without any reservation the heart of God opens without reservation for you. Now you are becoming filled with God’s love and his love seeps through your pores and touches those around you, but keep this in mind that some with hard hearts will still hate you.
Automatic love is for you. It secures your place in heaven and increases your crowns in glory. Automatic love is your peace and joy. It makes you better and increases your spiritual power in God. It is not a tool for manipulating others to love you, because some people will still hate your guts. Never forget Jesus who is love was still crucified by hard hearted people.
The beauty of automatic love is that you will love the right way. The discerning way. You will also bear good fruit this way. The fruit you bear this way will remain. Now choose to love God with your whole heart. In Jesus name.