Confronting the demons of the past…Part V

“Dear Friends, do not believe every spirit, but Test the spirits to see whether they are from God, because many false prophets have Gone out into the world.” ~1 John 4:1, English Standard Version This journey toward Christ has not been an easy one.  It has been filled with pitfalls, dark back alleys, and abandoned … Continue reading Confronting the demons of the past…Part V

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Confronting the demons of the past…Part IV

“Ay, ay, God help me…but will he help me- Will he help me? Pray to Him -pray in a humble and trusting spirit.” ~Sheridan Le Fanu Today has been an emotionally trying day.  For the last several weeks I have felt the symptoms of the carcinoid cancer slowly coming back.  I was afforded a few … Continue reading Confronting the demons of the past…Part IV

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).