Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Lies vs. Truth

What would you rather have
lies that make you smile or truth
that makes you cry?
Wow, I just came across this statement on the internet, and thought I had to use it as my "Topic" of the day! Isn't it so great to smile and feel good?....Most of us, would go to great lengths to do whatever it takes to accomplish that! I mean look at all the "fat" people in our society- do you think they enjoy looking that way? NO, but food makes them "feel" good- so if they have to eat 5 bags of M&M's to be satisfied, then that's what it takes. (Just so you know, I've been there, I tipped the scales at almost 200 lbs when I was pregnant with my last child) What about people that jump around from relationship to relationship, why do they do this? Because they want to "feel" good and as soon as there is some discomfort and it's not dealt with and leads to more discomfort then it gets to be too much, creating a need to move on to something good or better! Or what about a teenager who wants to believe their parent loves them (because they make them smile by occasionally giving them a $20) It's a temporary "feel good" but it doesn't fill the void long enough! Truth hurts!!! But so do lies!!!
I am personally at the point in my life, that I HAVE to have the truth...Whether it hurts me or makes me smile!!! I would much rather smile with the truth, but bottom line is- I've got to have the truth! I've found out a long time ago, that I can't expect the truth always from others, just like they can't always expect it from me! Not that people are trying to hurt us or lie intentionally, but sometimes we don't even know ourselves, what the truth is for us and how we really feel. I think it is our responsibility though, to know or find out what we think and feel and we owe that to ourselves and others! People that do not want to take a look at themselves or at their world around them, are not contributing like they should! Every one of us has a right to know who we are and what we believe. Those who live out that right based on the Word of God are living in TRUTH! Those who know who they are and what they believe and are not living according to the Word of God are living a LIE! That's as simple as it gets....
Jesus Christ is the WAY, THE TRUTH, AND THE LIFE! What do you believe people? People on this earth can hurt you left and right, but when you know the TRUTH- that you're loved by Jesus Christ and spend time getting your love from Him- you will be okay! Your needs WILL be met and then you will have something to give to others! When we look to other things or people to fill any voids then we are setting ourselves up and the joke is on us!
I don't want to be the devil's puppet! How about you? You may think I'm coming on strong but oh well, I love being "in your face" because I know that not many people are these days.....I want to encourage you that by seeking Jesus and His righteousness-He will take care of you and supply all your needs! You are Never Alone.....
What will you choose to believe today- Lies that make you smile/Lies that make you cry or Truth that makes you cry/Truth that makes you smile????? TRUTH always wins! Trust in Truth today!!!