I was sitting on my back steps one day when I finally reached the end of my rope. Dropping my head into my hands, I prayed, “God, my life is in Your hands. I surrender to You. If You want me to go, I’ll go. If You want me to stay, I’ll stay. I want only to be in Your will.
Rejection is never easy, but rejection from people we care about really hurts. Maybe it’s the rejection of losing your job or having a spouse walk out on you. Sometimes rejection can be so devastating we are not sure we are going to recover. The devil will try to destroy a child of God with rejection by using deception and distraction. Here are five ways you can prevent rejection from gaining a stronghold in your life:
A number of years ago on my birthday, a terrorist attempted to kill me. I am certain that had the angels of the Lord not protected me, he would have succeeded. He had already killed two people—a state trooper and a Jewish pawn shop owner. When I was informed of his arrest, a spirit of fear hit me. When he was finally caught, he had my address and my unlisted phone number on the front seat of his car.