Proverbs 11:17-19 (KJV)
17 The merciful man doeth good to his own soul: but he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh.
18 The wicked worketh a deceitful work: but to him that soweth righteousness shall be a sure reward.
19 As righteousness tendeth to life: so he that pursueth evil pursueth it to his own death.
God can lead us away from temptation and give us clean thoughts. The Holy Spirit then leads us to do what is good.
Daily Prayer:Oh Lord, I pray that everyone that calls themselves Christians will have a true desire to learn from You. Yes, Lord, may they open their hearts to You fully and no longer deny Your counsel for their lives. Come inside us all and cast out all wickedness. Bring to light what needs to be changed and give us a desire to do whatever it takes to be made clean. If it is changing what we love to do in life, may our desires be moved to do give it up, if it is not pleasing You. Please cut lose any addictions from our lives. I know that sin grieves the Spirit and Your presence cannot be inside of me if I continue to sin. I need Your cleansing dear Lord. I need Your protection. You are my healer and friend. I trust in You. Take me out of all darkness and lead me into Your light. Take my hand and use me to do Your will. What You have to teach me is wise and I accept it. I need Your wisdom to know where to go in life. Take me now Lord, out of wickedness and all sin and lead me in Your righteousness. I love You. Amen.
To continue to do our yown things and not be led by God is evil in the sight of God. This is denying His hand in your life and because of this, His wrath is upon you until you repent. Continue Reading