How to Let God Work in Your Personal Struggles
February 3, 1991
When you come to your own defense and take things into your own hands, you can quickly take God out of it. When you turn a personal matter over to the Lord and ask Him to be your defense you bring yourself under His protection! Will He let you be put to shame?
When you are in God's will, and are open to God's convicting you and teaching you, and are maligned or falsely accused, there is to be no rash personal vindication or retaliation.
In your quiet trust of God you give Him time and room to do His work!
Exceptions...when your physical well-being is in danger you must protect yourself. When there is immorality involved. Opinion is one thing, principle is another. You don't spend enough time with me is another issue from adultery!
EPH 4:15 Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into him who is the Head, that is, Christ.
I. Personal vindication - to come to my own defense and to justify myself, to prove my righ ...
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