Confronting the demons of the past…Part III

Do not quench the Spirit. ~I Thessalonians 5:19, English Standard Version The first hurdle that I needed to jump for the light to truly transform me was to believe that God could actually defeat my enemy.  I know that sounds a bit silly, especially for a professed believer in Christ, but I had spent so … Continue reading Confronting the demons of the past…Part III

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Confronting the demons of the past…Part I

“One day I’ll face the hell inside me, Someday I’ll accept what I’ve done, Sometime I’ll leave the past behind me, For now I accept who I’ve become.” ~Five Finger Death Punch I can remember the pain like it was yesterday.  Standing in front of the mirror, staring blankly at my reflection I could hear … Continue reading Confronting the demons of the past…Part I

The Evil I do not want to do…

“…I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate…So now it is no longer I who do it, but sin that dwells within me. For I know that nothing good dwells in me…for I have the desire to do what is right, but not the ability to carry it out. For I do not do the good I want, but the evil I do not want is what I keep on doing” (ESV Ro 7.15-20).