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Rock Bottom

by | Jun 17, 2022 | Trials, Witnessing

“Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!”

(1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV)

“But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, ‘God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.'”

(James 4:6 ESV)

Have you ever felt like you were at the lowest point of your life? At rock bottom?

According to google the definition of rock bottom is, “The lowest possible point.”

I have been there before. It’s not a fun place to be. But even if you are at rock bottom, you still have choices. You can either stay there and wallow in self pity or pull yourself out of it. Jesus is waiting for your decision. He will help you either way, but it will be easier if you decide to stop living there.

How do I stop living there? Glad you asked. It depends on how you got there. Did your finances get out of control? Are you addicted to something? Or some other reason? My advice is to stop spending more than you earn. Stop going deeper in debt. I know it’s hard. Bills, groceries, gas, kids. All are expensive. But then you see something you don’t need but want. Think about it. Do you really need it or just want it?

I have been there. Still am. I have to figure out if it’s a necessity or a luxury. Luxuries have to wait sometimes. Addiction, get help. Don’t try to do it on your own. Go to rehab. That’s why they are there. But my best advice, don’t blame others for your problems. Own up to your mistakes and let Jesus help you out of them. He will you know. He wants to help.

If you are doing good and see someone struggling, help them out. Sometimes all it takes a smile and a happy greeting to pull someone out a depressing moment. So put on a smile, it’s really the best accessory you have, go out and greet people. Tell them about the love of Jesus. You never know who needs to hear how much Jesus loves you.

Have a great day.

Kathy Keller
Writer and Prayer warrior with Answers2Prayer Ministries
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