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Casual faith casual results

A casual approach to Gods Word, His church, His instructions will result in casual strength when the devil throws his best at you.

Why is it some people only get serious when the battle is serious?? They call for help, “pastor please pray for me” in such desperation. I wonder if that situation that arose may have been thwarted by a continual commitment of prioritising their faith and church community instead of casually attending when only convenient for them. “Oh but pastor I’m tired from work, I’m not feeling well, my car won’t go, the children have sport,” excuse after excuse. I can’t count the number of times we arrange a strength building, Holy Ghost bible study that is designed to fortify your faith to receive a call, “oh I can’t make it this week, something has come up”. Let me tell you that the devil will always have something come up !!!! No wonder the devil just has to softly blow and they topple.

In my 25 years walking with the Lord I’ve noticed that strong faith requires a strong determined uncompromising plan. That person will arrange their life around spiritual priorities. If there is a meeting, prayer, service, gathering what ever the church is doing, they make that the schedule. The other things in life take second place. That person is blessed, and will not be easily pushed around by the devil with his sick demons of disease and depression.

Unless you make the Word, and gathering together, your commitment no matter the excuse you’ll be a pushover to the devil, and your life will reflect the ocean currents. You’ll make appointments with the doctor hairdresser beauty place, friends yet when it comes to your spiritual needs, any excuse the devil throws is accepted!

It’s time to wake up to the devils devices and resist his influence over you. James 4:7 Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.

Your passion, love, priorities, and devotion to God will determine the level of commitment, and faithfulne