Prayer 1

A ‘spirit of rejection’ has a way of destroying a person’s self-esteem, confidence, dignity, self-worth, respect, and aspirations for the future. These feelings of ‘no-self-worth’ often lead to poor life choices; we begin to accept ‘anything’ and ‘anyone’ that comes our way. People of God, it is not my intention to offend anyone, I just want to honestly explore some of the personal issues taking place in this passage of Scripture. Israel had just come out of slavery, and they were feeling insignificant, irrelevant, and base, (at the bottom of the ladder).
When we carry feelings of inferiority, we tend to gravitate towards people who are like-minded. Feeling ‘less-than’ everyone else, can lead us to accept/tolerate anyone as a friend, even those who are destructive, abusive, harmful, negative, and critical.
That’s why I love Ezekiel 16:4-14, (Please have a read when you can). It speaks of God’s love for us when we were most rejected. It is quite graphic, as it describes how we were thrown into the ‘open fields

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