PAYBACK DAY!

29 Mar

Everyone LOVES payday!

Especially, if there is a shoe sale going on somewhere within a 20 mile radius.  Well, for the girlfriends anyway!

Many women get that same “rush” on payback day.

What is payback day?  That is the day when you get to act like a “junkyard dog!”

Has your husband ever done something that got you so FURIOUS?

You have decided that when you are through with him, he will never mess with you again.

You start to contemplate EVIL.

The apostle Paul has a word from God for all us “out of control” wives.

1Pet. 3:9  “Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing.”

In this verse, Paul is talking to married people with DESTRUCTIVE actions in progress.

The Greek words actually mean “Stop it!  Don’t do it anymore!  You should never do this!”

The word “evil” projects the ideas of INSULT, INJURY, HURT, and DAMAGE.

This would be a spouse that considers herself mishandled, violated, defiled, or humiliated.

I’m not going to tell you that no marriage is PERFECT!

But, NO marriage is perfect!

Luke 17:1 “Then said He unto his disciples, it is impossible that offenses will come…”

This is our warning that we, definitely will be offended by our spouses at some time or another.

God is trying to give us INSIGHT here.

He knows that satan will use bait as an opportunity to draw us into a pit of unforgiveness.

So how am I suppose to act when I am violated??

1Pet.3:8  “Finally, be ye all of ONE MIND, having COMPASSION one of another, LOVE as brethren, be PITIFUL, be COURTEOUS.”

This is a list of FIVE ATTITUDES desirable in Christian marriages.

First, spouses should be united in a common outlook and with common interests.

Second, spouses should have compassion, which basically means “suffering together.”

Third, spouses should love each other as brothers in the family of God.

Fourth, spouses should be tenderhearted or affectionately sensitive.

Fifth, spouses should be courteous or humble-minded.

A right word from you can TURN YOUR WHOLE MARRIAGE AROUND.

Do you really want to attack and tear down your spouse?

If you let the Holy Spirit have His way in your life, you will speak BLESSINGS over your spouse.

Your words will become the very FORCE that will turn your marriage around.

DON’T, DON’T, DON’T ever participate in PAYBACK DAY!

 

 

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4 Responses to “PAYBACK DAY!”

  1. martha navarro at 9:39 am #

    This is soooo good. I can remember many times thinking This is it, and saying no, “why should I always be the one” to the Holy Spirits voice saying pray,forgive,let go. But by His Grace and His Grace alone i have been able to and I am reaping the rewards of His “Payback Day”. Love your sister Nancy, Miss you.

    • nancysalazar at 1:55 pm #

      Thanks for the inspiring comment. Those are definitely words of wisdom coming from you. Miss you also.

  2. michelle torres at 11:00 am #

    RIght on… This was always my way of thinking… Well he hurt me first; he lied to me first; and so on and i always had to get the last of it… I remember the one u did on always getting the last word JUST SHUT UP and let him talk maybe he does… Being in the devils trap of unforgivness and all the nasty things he has on us gets us nowhere we r like a dog chasing our own tails… I can say that pastoe george did a message on leviathan and total brought understanding like never before and since that message i refuse to let things rob me from all the blessings god wants to shower me with… He said the devil will let u speak in touges but he wont let u get delievered… Ive been delievered from all the weights i was hanging on to… Thank u jesus.. Ill stop right there sorry.. Lol

    • nancysalazar at 2:01 pm #

      Michelle, what a powerful testimony. Thanks so much for sharing that with hundreds of women. You truly are a living testimony. Keep stomping on the devils head. That is our job. lol!!

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