Hello and happy Monday to everyone!
I usually dread Mondays and resist jumping back into the business and complexity of my work and family life with 4 daughters. However, today was different. My eyes popped open at 6:00 a.m. and I couldn’t wait to get out of bed and get the day started. I do not have any other explanation for this sudden excitement for Mondays, except that I have so much on my heart and mind that I can’t wait to share. And, the reason I am so excited to share is that I know it is actually on God’s heart and mind and He is also excited for me to share.
We all make life decisions that are based on this concept of trying to stay happy. It is human nature to chase this and want to stay there.
There is one little problem.
If we are seeking happiness yet avoiding discomfort, difficulty, or pain at all costs, you may have momentary feelings of happiness that come and go but you would also end up feeling empty and unfulfilled and living a somewhat shallow life.
If you do not believe me, think about the concept of giving birth. Everyone knows that the birthing process is difficult and painful. Every woman knows this yet they willingly accept the process of giving birth because they know that it will result in something meaningful and that it is worth going through. To bring forth another life is so miraculous and fulfilling and it leads to life satisfaction in the long...
What is Inner Healing?
The term inner healing was adopted by Christians because many churches and ministries realized that their members had complicated problems of which just attending church, reading the Bible, and receiving prayer were only scraping the surface. Many in the body of Christ realized that healing the issues of the heart was vital for people to live an overcoming life.
Thus, the concept of inner healing became a well-known topic and many churches began incorporating inner healing ministries into their churches.
Is Inner Healing Necessary?
The short answer is yes and no!
After All… 1 Peter 2:24 says that …” by His wounds you have been healed.”
Either this statement in God’s word is true or it is not. If it is true, and I believe the Bible contains only truth, then the healing work has already happened, it has already been accomplished, and it already exists for...