There is a big difference between helpful critique and hurtful criticism.
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Which stage are you in right now?
"You can get off that crazy golden hamster wheel that's wrecking your home life and your health every day."
Mike Shreve says Christians fall into a dangerous trap when they say these things.
The answers may be hard to come by, but run to the Lord for comfort.
It's 100% guaranteed.
Find hope for your damaged emotions.
It's all His anyway, isn't it?
It doesn't happen overnight, and you don't have to live with it.
"Many people who are struggling with damaged emotions spend their lives blaming someone else. They will never be healed as long as they are doing that."
God didn't mean for us to struggle on the job, but to enjoy what we do.
One is actually better than the other.
When they do it as a community, it's even better.
The outcome is not our responsibility, only the obedience.
What Holy Spirit is saying to us personally, to our churches and movements will not contradict what He has said in the Bible.
For starters, don't step out of the kingdom of peace and into the kingdom of demonic lies and accusations.
Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego didn't have to wonder.
We needn't look any further than when Jesus encountered a hurting fisherman named Simon Peter.
Are you willing to ask God not to give you what you want?
We must not stray too far from the Word of God.