“For by thy words thou shalt be justified, and by thy words thou shalt be condemned.” Matthew 12:37
I believe we learn as much from our mistakes as we do from our successes. So I’m going to share with you a mistake I made and the powerful lesson I learned from it.
In yesterday’s devotional, I wrote about how God is helping me face the fear of rejection. Once the devotional was released, I went throughout my day as usual, but then I began to experience a heavy spiritual attack from the enemy. It was intense. When I asked God what caused this, He said, “Your words Kesha.” He reminded me of what I wrote, and how I said, “I’ve had a deep abiding fear.” He said, “Your words become your reality.” All I could do was repent to God and cancel those words. God has no problem with us sharing with others our experiences, our areas of improvement and our testimonies, but He expects us to be wise in the words we choose to release into the atmosphere. He says, by our words we are justified, and by our words, we are condemned. So I change those words to reflect God’s truth. I have a deep abiding faith in God. I have a deep abiding Holy Spirit who lives within me. Hallelujah. Glory to God.
Learn from my mistake. Cancel every word you’ve spoken that does not reflect God’s, heart. Your words become your reality—whether written or spoken. Choose them carefully.
Here’s a lesson in spiritual warfare that I pray God helps you understand.
Prayer: Father God, forgive me for every word I’ve released foolishly from my mouth or written down. I repent and receive your forgiveness and love. I cancel those words, and I release words of life and words of faith. I thank you for your gentle correction. Thank you for deeply abiding with me forever. In the name of Jesus!