Return to our old life and ways

Return back to our old life and ways

Read Genesis 20; 21:22-34

~ Pray and Meditate for the lord to reveal those personal temptations. ~ 


Whether you are a new or seasoned Christian, we are prone to make decisions that may lead us back to our old habits and ways. Living out our faith is a daily journey (see, Genesis 5:22, 24; 6:9; 17:1; 2 Corinthians 5:7; 1 John 1:7). A journey where we grow from faith to faith and grace to grace. We understand that this daily walk is focusing on living a right way. Yet, we may sometimes fall back toward those old habits when difficult situations occur.

As a moderately seasoned counselor, I work with my patients on discovering those stimulus that may lead them back to their substance use. The goal is to become aware of what may potentially place a person at risk for possible relapse. And, it is a process an individual goes through when they return to their old habits and behaviors. Instead of focusing on God, trusting in His promises, we go back to those comforts that have a familiarity to us.

In this weeks scripture reading, and study, our minds are turned to Abraham and his encounter with Abimelech. In this encounter, Abraham feared for his life and recounted the same lie he had previously told Pharaoh. This jeopardized the Promise of God. Yet, we see how God intervenes in the life of Abraham.

Through Abraham, we learn God’s divine intervention, even in our poor decision making, will bring us back to the path of righteousness. He is faithful, even when we are not faithful.

Through Abraham, we learn what happens when we fear men rather than fear God.

How does this help you in your walk and journey as a Christian?

Provide a thoughtful comment on this article

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

brandon andress

the church of the future is around a table

A good blog

A weblog about what is good

light and shining armor

Arm yourself with divine truths

Mission: Loved

Humanitarian ministry of Dylan Raines

Alphabet Ravine

Lydia Rae Bush Poetry

Chasing Light

Discovering how it changes everything

Enough Light

"In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't." - Blaise Pascal

Kirk's Journal

Daily Devotional Thoughts From God's Word Using The L.I.F.E. Bible Reading Plan!

Joshua Bontrager


Kirk Miller Blog

Thoughts on scripture, theology, life, and everything in between.

Seated at His Feet

“She had a sister called Mary, who was seated at the Lord's feet, listening to His word.” ~Luke 10:39~

Breath of Grace

by Hanna Improso

A Wise Woman in Progress

Blessed are those who find wisdom, those who gain understanding. Proverbs 3:13

Anatomy of truths

poetry and true life stories about my personal journey

The Bipolar Writer Mental Health Blog

A Collaborative Mental Health Blog

Navya Singh

Bringing out the stories in me.

The Filter Free Mom

Encouraging moms to put away the filters and share their true selves



%d bloggers like this: