Hebrews 13:5 says,"...for he [God] hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee." Have you ever leaned on that promise during times of trouble? I did. But I was wrong. Want to know why? It’s a matter of arrogant perspective. Believing that God will never leave you nor forsake you is arrogant and wrong! God is not 'with' YOU; you are with him. It's a small but very important distinction. Here's how this actually works:
Romans 1:28 says, “And even as they did not like to retain God in [their] knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;”
Convenient is better translated as "proper". To do those things which are not proper or disgraceful and shameful; in other words, not righteous. God “gave them over”; He turned his back on them and let them do what they wanted.
Hebrews 13:5 is not a blanket statement that applies to everyone. God says it to select people for a specific reason and it applies only to the righteous.
God does not follow you around like a cosmic puppy promising to never leave you. How arrogant it is for Christians to think that God follows them as they walk in the filth and the stink of their sinful life! If you think this way then STOP and REPENT right now! God leads, you follow.
The notion that God is your BFF side kick is absolutely freaking ridiculous! He will not follow you around and clean up your messes as you go about your worldly desires doing your own selfish reprobate will of that which is improper, disgraceful, shameful and anything else that is contrary to the Word of God.
Here’s what really happens: God stays in one place (speaking metaphorically of his spiritual stance on truth and love) God does not leave you, you leave Him; and He allows you the free will choice to walk away.
There are many spiritual folds to this subject and I could go on for hours. But in this short video I’m using a simple physical analogy to give a mental picture of walking away spiritually. Yes God is everywhere, He is omnipresent. "Walking away" from God spiritually is the same as ignoring a person who is standing right next to you. It’s all perspective.
How arrogant and self centered must a person be to ignore a loved one who is standing right next to them. Be doing things to dishonor and disgrace the one who loves and cares for you, make them look bad and then turn to them only when you want something and demand that you want it NOW!
Let’s turn the tables and say it’s you who is being ignored. When someone standing right next to you is ignoring you, can you truly say that you are really with that person?
Formerly married couples who are now divorced have a common reason for why their relationship failed. They say they lived together in the same house and even slept together in the same bed but they weren’t really connected on a deeply personal level, they didn’t feel they were together of one mind, soul and purpose.
Yes it’s true that God is omnipresent, meaning He is everywhere at the same time. So therefore He is still near you and always accessible, but not technically with you when you are not being righteous. Stop and consider whether you are truly with Him in a heart of love and meekness with one mind, soul and purpose aligned with His goals and His Holy Word every second of every day.
Do you want God to be there for you when you need him? Then faithfully never leave His side, honor Him, obey His commandments and be there for Him when He needs you. Then God will grant you your heart’s desire. Healing begins with being humble to God, His word and His promises to us.
If your heart is meek to God and His message in this short video, then learn more by reading the full report: Believing God Will Never Leave You is Dangerous. Another great resource for mental and spiritual healing is the book below titled, Repairing the Reprobate Mind".
This book is a step by step guide on how to repair a reprobate mind according to the bible AND includes action steps to remain healed. There seems to be much confusion and uncertainty about clearly understanding God's perspective on this subject. The information in this book by best selling author Debbra Sweet will help you understand what to do and why from God's perspective in order to repair (heal) a reprobate mind and gain more inner peace, blessings, abundance and prosperity in your life. Learn More
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