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Because I Am a Christian, Life Should Be Fair (3 of 8)
Series: BREAKING THE LIES THAT BIND
Today we are speaking on the subject "Because I Am A Christian, Life Should Be Fair." And we are talking in this series about "Breaking The Lies That Bind." There is a lot of anger and resentment in the hearts of God's people because of the injustice we see in this world. How do you deal with it? How do you deal with the fact that some many things seem so unfair? And sometimes we have the feeling though the Lord is all powerful and the Lord is all loving and He really cares, why does He allow these unjust things to happen? And since I am serving Him shouldn't He be taking care of me, shouldn't He be sparing me from some of these difficulties that take place in the world? As one fellow said I could see why God has so few friends, look at how He treats the ones that He has! Some people have that attitude; the Lord ought to give me some special treatment because I belong to Him. And after all, I am serving Him and it would be to God's best interest to bless me and to spare me from some of the injustice and the unfair things that happen in life.
Well, this is one of Satan's lies that bind. Because if we feel that God is not treating us as He ought to, if we feel that somehow we ought to be exempt from problems and yet we have them, then our attitude toward God is not going to be healthy. Our Christian life is not going to be growing. The theme verse for this whole series, "Breaking The Lies That Bind" is what Jesus said in John 8 when He said, "you shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free." So we are looking at the truth about these lies that seem to make sense sometimes. And they seem to sound so good and yet they are not true.
So we want to look at another one today and that is, if I am a Christian life should be fair. Satan whispers in our ear and says look at what is going on in your life. You are s ...
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