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Teenage Emotional Issues
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My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from Him.
I trust that I may congratulate you for waiting!
If so ... I can tell you're gonna do very well at this,and
strengthening your self discipline by waiting is a great advantage to
Before we begin, be sure that you're comfortable and have cleared
your mind of all problems so that you can hear what God's Word will
share with us today. Make sure you have about 30 minutes with no
responsibilities or interruptions.
This is your private time ... Let's take a little walk, shall we?
Let's start right here at ...
The Garden Gate
My friend, you and I are going to do some gardening!
We're going to build a path of Stepping Stones through our garden
together as we go. We're going to pull some weeds, plant some seeds,
cultivate, water and God will make it grow!
1 Corinthians 3:7
So then neither is he that planteth any thing, neither he that
watereth; but God that giveth the increase.
Oh yes, and one more thing ... Your mind ... Is the garden!
Are we supposed to be trying to renew our minds?
And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the
renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and
acceptable, and perfect, will of God.
If you would like to read more scripture on renewing your mind before
proceeding, check out this study:
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The Garden ... The Mind
Admitting you have a problem is half the battle. Well, you
are here, seeking a solution for your problem, so I have to
congratulate you . . . You're halfway home!
Now, here's another Truth to ponder on. Anything that's worthwhile,
takes time. Some problems may suddenly appear and some are created
over long periods of time. Some problems come and go in a day or so
but many problems don't just go away overnight. Some of these
problems are deep seated and need to be addressed by bringing the
problem to light.
Let Go and Let God!
Let Go (of your problem), And Let God (remove it)!
Here's a little analogy to keep in mind. Problems (symptoms) may go
away, but the root of a problem many times does not. Look at this
clinically for a moment. Let's take diabetes for an example. If
you're a diabetic, you can live a perfectly normal life, if you
manage your condition with insulin, regularly.
But ... The problem still exists.
Now, let's go back to looking at this Spiritually. The root of most
problems that require counseling, are not just going to disappear.
Outside influences are often what keep people from being healed from
their problems. Strange as it may sound, people become accustomed to
their problems and in some cases, hold on to them, whether it be for
attention, addiction, selfishness, weakness or many other reasons
that they may not be conscious of, or haven't admitted to themselves.
Now this does not mean that one or all of these apply to your
situation but let's face it ... It's just you and God that really
know the Truth.
Sooooooo, If the shoe fits ... Slap that rascal on Cinderella so we
can deal with it. Because if you have found that you enjoy the
attention that you receive when you complain to others of your
problems or if you have become accustomed to things going wrong ...
That too is an issue that needs to be addressed because that's no way
Our goal, my friend, is to identify any and all problems, and to
change your lifestyle, your thoughts, your attitude, and most
importantly, your beliefs in order to defeat those influences in your
life. It's the way that you manage the condition that enables you to
live a happier life, the life that God intended for you.
The Garden of the Mind and Heart
Jesus told this parable:
3 And he spake many things unto them in parables, saying,
Behold, a sower went forth to sow;
4 And when he sowed, some seeds fell by the way side, and
the fowls came and devoured them up:
5 Some fell upon stony places, where they had not much
earth: and forthwith they sprung up, because they had no deepness of
6 And when the sun was up, they were scorched; and because
they had no root, they withered away.
7 And some fell among thorns; and the thorns sprung up,
and choked them:
8 But other fell into good ground, and brought forth
fruit, some an hundredfold, some sixtyfold, some thirtyfold.
9 Who hath ears to hear, let him hear.
Matthew 13:18-23, 37-39
18 Hear ye therefore the parable of the sower.
19 When any one heareth the word of the kingdom, and
understandeth it not, then cometh the wicked one, and catcheth away
that which was sown in his heart. This is he which received seed by
the way side.
20 But he that received the seed into stony places, the
same is he that heareth the word, and anon with joy receiveth it;
21 Yet hath he not root in himself, but dureth for a
while: for when tribulation or persecution ariseth because of the
word, by and by he is offended.
22 He also that received seed among the thorns is he that
heareth the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness
of riches, choke the word, and he becometh unfruitful.
23 But he that received seed into the good ground is he
that heareth the word, and understandeth it; which also beareth
fruit, and bringeth forth, some an hundredfold, some sixty, some
37 [Soon after] He answered [Jesus explained the parable]
and said unto them, He that soweth the good seed
is the Son of man;
38 The field is the world; the good seed are the children
of the kingdom; but the tares are the children of the wicked one;
39 The enemy that sowed them is the devil; the harvest is
the end of the world; and the reapers are the Angels.
24 Another parable put He forth unto them, saying, The Kingdom of Heaven is likened unto a man which sowed
good seed in his field:
25 But while men slept, his enemy came and sowed tares
among the wheat, and went his way.
26 But when the blade was sprung up, and brought forth
fruit, then appeared the tares also.
27 So the servants of the householder came and said unto
him, Sir, didst not thou sow good seed in thy field? from whence then
hath it tares?
28 He said unto them, An enemy hath done this. The
servants said unto him, Wilt thou then that we go and gather them up?
What did you just learn? My friend, the Truth is ... The problem is
not you! The problem is that a seed was planted within you by ... The
enemy. He plants these bad seeds inside of you so that they will grow
and affect your choices and as time passes ... Your life.
It is called Spiritual
Warfare and like it or not ... You are right in the middle of it.
It is a battle between God and Satan. It
is a battle for your soul.
Most of us are like the person Jesus just described in His parable as
the ones that received seed among the weeds. Our world is full of
them. And one of the biggest reasons that we have weeds in our garden
is because the enemy has con-vinced us that dandelions are ...
We've become so accepting of the ways of man's world, that it chokes
out the Word, and that's where our problems arise. Soon our garden
fills up with weeds, insects, snakes, disease, birds ... Whew ...
There's hardly any room for the Word in there, and when you keep
watering the weeds, by way of thought and worrying about these
problems ... They grow.
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Let's pull these weeds (lies) within your garden. Let's give 'em a
good dose of Truth and bid them good riddance. Let's clear the land,
so you can plant new seeds as to bring forth fruit for the Lord.
What we must remember is ... Weeding isn't a one time task. As with a
physical garden, your spiritual garden needs regular maintenance. You
can pull every weed and come back a few days later, and you'll find
that a few more weeds have sprung up!
Some seeds are hidden deeper under the dirt than others but they
still rise up. Some of them, you may have thought that you already
pulled, but a tiny bit of one little root broke off and remained,
which, of course grew another sprout. Or perhaps more birds (evil
spirits) brought in more weeds (thoughts) by way of getting you to
possess anger, jealousy, lust, greed, fear and doubt during the few
days. The wind carried some in by way of friends whispers,
television, radio, etc.
The point is ... You must keep after it. It's a new lifestyle and it
takes a little time and effort to keep the weeds under control, but
you will find that it takes no more time than the problems that the
weeds in your life have caused.
Fertilizer works best when you apply it a little at a time,
regularly. If you dump a whole bag or a whole bottle in all at once
it can kill the garden. If you only do it once and then never apply
it again, you're not going to achieve the results that you would if
you follow the directions on the label by performing this application
as directed. It will work the same way with the Spiritual garden of
your mind. You MUST pull weeds and fertilize the garden of your mind
... With Truth often.
Be patient. One step at a time. Don't fill your cup so much that it
runs over. Do not expect immediate results. As with a garden, it
takes time before you will see the actual fruits of your labors.
You're changing your whole lifestyle, so maintain your earnest desire
to be healed and think of the tortoise and the hare ... Slow and
steady wins the race! I purposely repeat the importance of following
The Path one step at a time for 14 days, because it's important for
you to get the maximum benefit of each and every step. I urge you,
don't miss a day and then do two steps in one day.
Just as with prescription medication ...If you take this Spiritual
medicine for a day here and there when it says take every day for 14
days ... You will not be healed.
In our minds, we tend to think that miracles are things that
happen suddenly . . . All at once. After all, when Jesus
healed people, it happened
There may be many reasons why you have not been able to
overcome your problem up until now, but here are a couple of
Because of the limits that the world today, and we ourselves, have
put on faith, we (without knowing sometimes, or willingness to admit
it) reserve a little doubt deep inside. Doubt is the opposite of
faith. That's enough to keep a miracle from happening immediately, or
for that matter, from happening at all. So we must establish faith.
The belief in what you want ... Not what you do not want.
Another possible reason is that God oft times has a plan, which is
different from ours. He may think that you need to learn some lesson
along the way so that you will not repeat a sin. Or perhaps, He may
know of another person that it may affect in one way or another if
you are allowed to experience this and He's moving things into place
for the best recovery for you, and the affects it may have on another
down the road.
If the problem that you have is one that you've brought on yourself,
or one that you can't seem to let go of ... How long has it taken you
to turn to God for help? He is so very patient with us, shouldn't we
be a little patient too? If it takes longer than we prefer for a
miracle to happen, do we give up on God and doubt that He will help
Nehhhhhhh ... He is worthy of our patience as patience establishes
our Faith. (Romans
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If you think about it, it may be that miracles are happening
all around us, instantaneously, all the time, but our
impatience lets doubt creep back into our minds so quickly,
and reverse the miracles that our Lord may have bestowed on
us. It could happen so fast, that we never even recognize
that a miracle took place.
When we think of miracles, the ones that happen suddenly are
the ones that we seem to remember most, but how many more
miracles have happened that are just as extraordinary, that
have happened over time? This is how it will be with this
procedure. It requires the entire 14 days.
While we're on The Path, we're going on some Field Trips. It's very
important that we go together on each one. Some of the Field Trips
provide information that will help you to increase your knowledge,
ability, and faith to overcome your problem.
Most Field Trips are references to Bible scripture as the Lord is the
real Physician here. His treatment is imperative. He is the healer.
The miracle comes from Him. Without His Word, the prescription can't
Some Field Trips are music ... If you don't have a high speed
internet connection, or cannot find the music suggested to listen to,
it will not affect your program. It is simply an enhancer to the
program and is optional. Maybe you can get some of your own Christian
Music CDs, buy some, rent some, borrow some or go to your local
library or tune in your radio to a Christian station and hear some.
Seek and ye shall find.
They say that music soothes the soul. How do you know that's true?
When God sent an evil spirit upon king Saul, David played Godly Music
for him and the evil spirit went away.
1 Samuel 16:23
And it came to pass, when the evil spirit from God was upon Saul,
that David took an harp, and played with his hand: so Saul was
refreshed, and was well, and the evil spirit departed from him.
I am not saying you may have an evil spirit in you.
Nope ... I am saying that evil spirits hate anything holy, so go
ahead and tap your toe when the Holy Spirit moves you with the music.
The words from these Christian songs will stick in your mind and
assist in the cleansing process. Most people can't recite scripture,
but they can remember every word to a Christian song!
The more you put into something, the more you get out of it. These
Field Trips are designed to help you achieve the greatest success at
conquering the problem. You may be on one of our Field Trips and say
to yourself, "This doesn't apply to me, or my problem," but it's all
part of the big picture. Check this out ... You wouldn't sit down to
dinner and dig into a big spoonful of yeast, but the bread you eat
wouldn't be the same without yeast. You may not recognize the
necessity, but at some point in your life, when outside influences
try and sneak in to pose a problem, these things that seem
unnecessary now, will all be stored in your garden shed and on hand
to prevent new weeds from growing.
To assist you as you sojourn down The Path, it is important that you
surround yourself with things that remind you of your purpose. Start
putting up notes to yourself, visual reminders that keep you focused
on serving the Lord better. These are positive reinforcements that
will become part of you. While you're taking your steps through The
Path, if anything touches your heart in a positive way, write it down
and put it up someplace where you will see it often.
There are many times throughout this program when things will be
repeated. That's because repetition makes things easier to remember
and it is our goal together to free you of your problem so you can be
and do what God wants you to be and do.
Many attempts repeated, complete any undertaking!
There are also going to be times when I'll be speaking frankly with
you. That's because I am your friend and feel I have the right and
obligation to do so.
I tickle ears poorly, but I am a great ear and shoulder when ya need
Faithful are the wounds of a friend but the kisses of an enemy are
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There is a force out there that is attempting to overtake us all; it is Satan. There is another force that is protecting us from him; it is the Holy Spirit. It is a battle for souls. This battle is called Spiritual Warfare, and like it or not, you are right in the middle of it.
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