Romans 12:19. “Do not take revenge my friends, but leave room for God’s wrath. For it is written, it is mine to avenge, I will repay says the Lord.” Now when I take revenge, I do it myself. But when I do the avenge thing and allow God room, God will take it up. God does it, God settles the score, God pays them back, and there will be a payback some day. It is going to happen. Ed Young that is what David did. David just back up and he said in I Samuel 24 that the Lord would do his work for him. And sure enough, God took care of Saul. Just read it. He took care of him and He will take care of your adversary and your enemy and my adversary and my enemy.
Do you want to deepen your faith? Do you want to swim in that real, real cold water that is really deep? Well, just start to do this stuff. Start hitting the deck, watching the crowd, and hiring the lawyer because you can’t do this stuff just bouncing around in the baby pool spiritually. No, no, no. You have got to walk on the edge. Ed Young Ministry you have got to pray like you have never prayed. You have got to read the Bible like you have never read it. You have got to worship like you have never worshipped. You have got to live the stuff out.
But I ask you. Who is going to break the cycle of relational hostility? Who? Our world is going nuts. Relationships start out with such promise. Then ego and anger and animosity and revenge get in the way. The guns come out, the knives are drawn. Or maybe in the suburbs we do it a little differently. We use attorneys to do our battles for us, don’t we? Who is going to break it? It has got to be you. It has got to me be. If we know Christ personally, we have the ultimate example. Jesus returned our evil with good. We must return other’s evil with good.
But they were confident. Where did that come from? Verses 16 and 17. Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego replied, now check this response out, they replied, “We are not worried about what will happen to us.© Copyright 2012 admin, All rights Reserved. Written For: Ed Young Ministry