Grief silences the seasons and slams the breaks on life. When the silence ends and people go back to their real lives, then we must face what grief really means – the empty chair, the silence and a new desolate life. At this moment, grief can rush in like a tide and sweep us out into the sea of darkness.
Your mind is like an airport. Thoughts are flying in from all directions and heading out. You may have a thought from a church meeting inside of you and suddenly off it goes, as an enemy thought lands. We need to allow the Holy Spirit to become our border force. He will teach us to send thoughts packing. He will remind us, “No entry,” for that thought. He will stop the negative, self-doubt, criticism, unbelief and backbiting thoughts from planting in our heart. The Holy Spirit is God in you. With your permission and obedience, He’ll send Satan’s thoughts out of your mind and prepare you for God’s thoughts to…