Updated: Oct 14, 2021
How many times have you replayed an offense in your head? The more the offense is re-played in your mind, the more emotions it will draw out of you!
My first reaction to an offense took me on an emotional roller coster leaving me to replay negative events in my mind. If you are anything like me, this leads to tormenting thoughts. Dwelling on things of this sort can leave you feeling anxiety, aggression, loneliness and so many other negative feelings.
How can the Bible help me through this???
I'm glad you asked! "IT HAPPENED" devotional workbook leads you too scriptures in the Bible and activities when dealing with the initial shock of an offense.
Bible Verse to reflect on: KJV Isaiah 26:3
Thou will keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.
Bible Verse to reflect on: KJV Philippians 3:14
I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus.
Remember to Press into His presence. No matter how you feel, what it looks like or the offense. Remember I PRESS!!!
I love this verse because it simply states when you are not at peace, it's because you are not focused on God. FOCUS ON GOD AND NOT THE ISSUE! GOD WILL HANDLE THE ISSUE, especially when you diligently seek Him. It's important to focus on God because he will provide direction.
Tell me what happens when you are initially shocked?