Just updating you that I have added two more chapters to my free Book
on “Divorce & Marriage Breakdown,” called
“Overwhelmed” and “In Your Anger Do Not Sin.“
I have copied an excerpt here for you.
Oh but the Lord was good to me. He woke me with His precious word saying, “Do to others as you want them to do to you,” then also, “Be merciful as your heavenly Father is merciful.” I was seeking God’s help and he spoke in the night. I meditated within my heart on my bed and was still before the Lord as I pondered His word to me and His wonderful presence that filled me with all of His love and compassion for the very person who was causing my pain. The Lord answered my cries for help to change my reactions from anger and selfishness to mercy and kindness. What a wonderful God He is! He didn’t come to me with a rebuke for my sins but with His tenderness and His heart changing Holy Spirit presence and His life changing living words from the Bible. God Himself was using all the pain and anger that I was struggling with and transforming me by His love into a more Christ-like person; a person more able to help others in their time of distress, a person who was gradually learning to die to self and live more for Christ Jesus.
Jesus said, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the ground and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it produces much grain. … If anyone serves Me, let him follow Me.” John 12:24-26
And also, in Mathew’s gospel,
“If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.” Matthew 16:24
So this is what “dying to self” felt like; feeling the pain, allowing the Lord to forgive me my sinful reactions, asking for His help and then being transformed by His word and His Spirit within me. continue reading book here.
PS – Just in case you were wondering, I wrote the “book” just a few years after my husband left me, whilst the memories were still fresh in my mind but the pain had subsided somewhat. I am now almost ten years from the start of the process and as such feel it is a good time to finally take this testimony out of the archives and make it available to you. Please share it with any you may know who you feel could be helped by it.
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