Cast Up A Highway - Build your personal highway to God!
RSS Follow Become a Fan

Delivered by FeedBurner

Recent Posts

First Valentine
Lessons Learned Through Depth Study.
Depth 4 Golden Globes
Depth 3 Treasure Chest Discovered
We Shall Never Forget!

Most Popular Posts

Rooting out the Weed
You Are Toast, Enemy!
Ferocious Fire!
Scrape Off the Scabs
Immensity Of Our God


End days
Faithful God
Glory to God!
God and nation
God's Hunger for Us
God's Love
God's Word
Helper God
Holy Spirit
Hunger for God
Jesus, God's own Son
Loving God
Meandering Thoughts
One with God
Our precious children
Our Protector God
The Third Person
The Word Says
Trusting God
Who is this God?


February 2018
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
October 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
May 2015
April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011

powered by

Share a Thought

He Pulled Me Out Of A Pit

Sometimes when awakening, it feels like my emotions are in charge. That is usually not a good thing; because of dreams or mood chemicals outa balance, or something that happened the day before, or whatever, there is a sadness, a dissatisfaction, a sore on my soul.

It is then that all my vulnerable places are magnified. It happened this morning as I came down to a sink full of dirty dishes. The dirty dishes in my insecure mind became questions polluting my thoughts like~  how do others view me? Where do I measure on the value scale with them? Does my age devalue me?

Sometimes Lord, I do get depressed when I think about these things. At church you use me to help some people. Then my spirit takes me to the true question in my mind: OK it’s You~ how do You see me God? What is my value in Your eyes? You answer, “Mary, I sent my Son to die for you. How much more value do you want?” Ouch. Oh God I feel so stupid. Just want to sit in a back corner on the floor; be in Your presence, but not in Your way.

Truth blooms in my thoughts revealing that my need is to have You, Lord, look in my eyes and speak to me, as an individual, not as part of humanity. Then Holy Spirit, you bring to mind a Scripture You gave to me, personally, when I was diagnosed with cancer~
 Isaiah 43:1-3 (AMP). . . I have called you by your name, Mary; you are Mine. 2 When you pass through the waters, I will be with you,
and through the rivers, they will not overwhelm you.
When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned or scorched,
nor will the flame kindle upon you.
I love you my daughter. I take care of you. You are precious to me.

Realization hits: me Mary, I am truly precious to my Father. He has a purpose for my life. As Jeremiah 29:11 says, “For I know the thoughts and plans that I have for you, says the Lord, thoughts and plans for welfare and peace and not for evil, to give you hope in your final outcome. And in my spirit He speaks, “Yes, Mary, I have a purpose and plans for these latter years of your life. I know your needs. Trust Me and My love for you.”

Now He has pulled me out of the pit and set me on a Rock~ who is Jesus!! Now my eyes are opened and I can see the enemy has manipulated my emotions again to try and get me into the pit and glue me there. BUT JESUS, MY ROCK!

Colossians 1:13-14 (MSG)
God rescued us from dead-end alleys
and dark dungeons.
He’s set us up in the kingdom of the Son
He loves so much,
the Son who got us out of the pit we were in,
got rid of the sins we were doomed to keep repeating.

Yes, that devil is trying harder and harder to seduce our emotions, because he can manipulate them. Thank You Lord for giving me a hand out of that pit of depression this morning! You are so good!

My friends, is the enemy trying to capture you by dragging your emotions into some dark pit? Your help is in the Word. Go to your journal and find the places God put His loving hand on you, spoke His wisdom to you, protected you, assured you with His peace. The book Cast Up A Highway has help in beginning a journal if you've never tried it. Blessings!

0 Comments to He Pulled Me Out Of A Pit:

Comments RSS

Add a Comment

Your Name:
Email Address: (Required)
Make your text bigger, bold, italic and more with HTML tags. We'll show you how.
Post Comment
Website Builder provided by  Vistaprint