When You Want to Flee, but God Says, "Stay!"
There are times in this life when it is okay to stop, switch gears, or throw in the towel.
In any area of life, if this is what you sincerely believe God has directed you to do, then you should obey. First, pray, then obey.
There have been a few situations that have caused me to flee from something. As I reflect over the years, I realize some of my fleeing was perhaps premature, unfounded, or not in obedience to God’s word or His leading.
As I write this, most of us are overwhelmed with the changes of a shifting culture—the shift comes on the heels of a year of confusion, disappointment, loss, grief, and a host of other emotions.
This overwhelm has created a movement on the part of Christians to flee the public square. When I say public square, think social media.
“Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples!” Psalm 96.3 (ESV)
Friend, I want to try to discourage you from fleeing—but first…
About social media.
Believe me, I understand the desire to flee. A co…
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