Do you have people in your life that drive you crazy?
What area is the hardest for you? Church, family, school, work, neighborhood . . all of them?
Today we are going to relate to King David, who had people in and around him who drove him crazy. And he shared it in Scripture.
Psalms 139:19-24 NKJV
19 Oh, that You would slay the wicked, O God!
Depart from me, therefore, you bloodthirsty men.
20 For they speak against You wickedly;
Your enemies take Your name in vain.
21 Do I not hate them, O Lord, who hate You?
And do I not loathe those who rise up against You?
22 I hate them with perfect hatred;
I count them my enemies.
Matthew 5:38-48 NKJV
38 “ You have heard that it was said, ‘An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. ’
39 But I tell you not to resist an evil person. But whoever slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also.
40 If anyone wants to sue you and take away your tunic, let him have your cloak also.
41 And whoever compels you to go one mile, go with him two.
42 Give to him who asks you, and from him who wants to borrow from you do not turn away.
43 “ You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy. ’
44 But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you,
45 that you may be sons of your Father in heaven; for He makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.
46 For if you love those who love you, what reward have you? Do not even the tax collectors do the same?
47 And if you greet your brethren only, what do you do more than others? Do not even the tax collectors do so?
48 Therefore you shall be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect.
Psalm 139: 23-24
23 Search me, O God, and know my heart;
Try me, and know my anxieties;
24 And see if there is any wicked way in me,
And lead me in the way everlasting.
Questions to Ask About People Who Drive You Crazy:
- Do I have the same issue?
- What needs to grow in me?
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