we are unwilling to listen to the Lord’s instruction,
denying His power.
we close our ears and eyes
and have chosen our own course of action.
Obstinate, unyielding, unbending to change,
we have hardened our hearts to the things of God,
heaping sin upon sin.
we turn from the One and Only true God,
headed for destruction, oppression and devastation.
The Lord gives the bread of adversity and
the water of affliction.
The storms frighten us and we can’t find shelter.
Shattered and broken.
Searching and seeking.
we cry to the Lord and He hears and answers.
Persuaded to obedience we return to our Creator.
We rest in His forgiveness and salvation. (more…)