Monday, October 27, 2014
October 27 Chp 64 v 8 TWELVE STEPPING WITH STRENGTH FROM THE PSALM
Their own tongues will ruin them ,and all who see them will shake their heads in scorn.
Scorn-the feeling or belief that someone or something is worthless or despicable; contempt.
Step 8- Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.
The only one in this world who can truly understand scorn is someone who struggles with addiction .We don't wake up one day and say when I grow up I want to be an addict . Addiction is slow and subtle . Pain caused by our self medicating ways is in no way meant to be personal .The wreckage of my life is and was not pre-meditated . I have hurt you deeply and you feel like I hate you ! What can I say to explain my actions , I am liar and you cant trust me. When I was an addict scorn is the way I feel and your hate will not help me overcome or get out of my prison. Look pass the pain I am causing and please forgive me ! Jesus teaches Love tears down all strongholds but if you hold onto the scorn love cant get through and neither will you .
1 Corinthians 13 4-8 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away.
By Joseph Dickerson