Bible Devotions

Angry with God?

When I was younger in the Lord I worked for a science museum, it was a great job to interact with a lot of people, I loved it. I remember meeting a volunteer there who was an older man. He was possibly in his mid sixties with a well worn wrinkled face, he was lean with the mentality of a military man and the gentleness of a seasoned Christian. The staff really loved him as he was easy to deal with and accomplished a ton, especially for just a volunteer.

One day God gave me a simple prophetic word for him, seeing that he was seemingly a weathered Christian, I approached him andbegan sharing with him. He responded with words that have echoed through my life ever since. He said “I have enough trouble in my life without God. I don’t need anymore trouble.” ┬áCome to find out my friend was a son of a Baptist minister, and although he had experiences that regenerated certain facets of his personality he was far from walking with God.

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Bible Devotions

Isaiah 24:5, 8-9 ┬áThe earth is defiled by it’s people; they have disobeyed the laws, violated the statues, and broken the everlasting covenant. Therefore a curse consumes the earth; it’s people must bear the guilt…. 8. The gaiety of the timbrels is stilled, the noise of the revelers is has stopped the joyful harp is silent. 9. No longer do they drink wine with a song; the beer is bitter to it’s drinker.

Looking over the landscape of the earth this prophecy seems all too close to being a reality. War, injustice, hate, and greed are the colors that paint the face of the earth. We have been poured the cup of His wrath… now it’s only a matter of time before those who have rejected His sacrifice must drink it to the dregs. Lord God have mercy on us!