One of the chief prescriptions in overcoming bitterness is obtaining a transformed mind. This process, as described in Romans 12:2, is allowing God to change the way we think. It involves the practice of unselfish thinking.
Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect.
Our denomination’s founder, Dr. A.B. Simpson, was the speaker at a summer camp in the early 1900’s. One day during lunch, a young waiter spilled hot soup on him. The young man was horrified by his clumsiness and apologized profusely, but Dr. Simpson responded with grace and humor. The waiter was profoundly affected that week. He was influenced both by Dr. Simpson’s preaching of the gospel and impressed with his kindness in response to the soup mishap. That young waiter
Have you ever felt paralyzed by indecision? When there are choices before you, how do you know what God’s will is? I find it hard to know what’s best, especially when the choices are all good things. Knowing God’s will in any uncertain situation seems elusive and confusing. But I read something recently that made me think:
“One reason God usually doesn’t give us specific guidance in our perplexing decisions is that He places a
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