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The victim mentality

Here is something I read on Facebook.

The victim mentality

by Joshua Arnold

The victim mentality is entirely unsuitable for Christians. It should be unthinkable to go on with life playing the victim card at every turn when we have such glorious promises from God that are completely to the contrary. This doesn’t mean we won’t be the victim of some wrong doing or disease or anything else, it just means that we have no business counting ourselves as helpless victims. Read the rest of this entry

The source of our righteousness

Here is the intorduction to Psalm 18.

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David, the servant of the Lord, who addressed the words of this song to the Lord on the day when the Lord delivered him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. 

(David celebrated his deliverance from the hand of his enemies and from the hand of Saul.  Even though Saul had often tried to kill him, David apparently didn’t consider him an enemy.)

David begins the psalm by describing past troubles when his life seemed to be in danger.  He called to God for help and God rescured him and gave him victory over his enemies.  He said that God delivered him because of his righteousness. Read the rest of this entry

Tulips & Honey

Christian, wife, mom, homeschooler, podcaster

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