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Time To Get Rid of The Weeds

As the winter cold begins to dissipate and the warmth of the sun bring brighter days, there is no doubt that spring is here.  I love being able to look at the grass returning to its green state in my yard, however with this new growth comes weeds.  How they get there is a mystery to me, I just know I have to deal with them.  To not treat my lawn with the right chemicals will result in a yard where the weeds overrun the grass.  

Weeds are a lot like sin.  Everyone wants their relationship with God to be green, lush, and rich with life.  Unfortunately, we are cursed with sin.  When we allow habits, thoughts and patterns of conduct grow in our lives that are hostile to God and go against His Word, we are in danger.  Take a moment to survey the “lawn” of your heart and ask God to show you the weeds of sin that have cropped up in your life today.  Start by praying this scripture:

23 Search me, God, and know my heart; test me and know my concerns. 24 See if there is any offensive way in me; lead me in the everlasting way.
[Psalm 139:23-24]

When God reveals those weeds of sin confess them and turn from them.  He will forgive you!

If we confess our sins, He is faithful and righteous to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
[1 John 1:9]

God’s desire is for you to have a weed (sin) free life and is beautiful.  He wants you to enjoy life as He created it, apart from sin. Get rid of your weeds and have courage, you do not have to do it alone, for God is the great gardener [John 15:1]

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