Why am I feeling like such a hypocrite lately? I thought I could do this on my own…but then can I really?
Things were going very well for me, I was feeling a great inner happiness and peace because I was praying daily and reading the Bible. Going to church was really uplifting and I was really taking in the message God was giving me. I was outspoken about my beliefs and felt that I was trying to be a good example of a Christian.
As time went on, the daily Bible readings and daily prayers were getting less and less a priority, and sleeping in on Sundays felt pretty good. My poor excuse was that I had been working a new business, and was too tired…no excuse! Then slowly I felt like I was losing what actually made me so happy to begin with…the close connection to God’s greatness, along with the discussions from the Bible and about God’s direction at church. I felt like the Holy Spirit wasn’t working within to keep me on the right path, which had been the only true satisfying path.
Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. Matthew 11:28-29 KJV
I have friends and family that really didn’t understand what Christianity is …