THE HIGH PLACES OF OUR LIVES
2 Chronicles 15:17:- But the high places were not taken away out of Israel: nevertheless the heart of Asa was perfect all his days.
Asa was not completely obedient in the outward, visible areas of his life. He was obedient in what he considered the most important areas, but he was not entirely right.
Beware of ever thinking, “Oh, that thing in my life doesn’t matter much”.
The fact that it doesn’t matter to you may mean that it matters a great deal to God.
Nothing should be considered a trivial matter by a child of God.
How much longer are we going to prevent God from teaching us even one thing? But He keeps trying to teach us and He never loses patience.
You say, “I know I am right with God” yet the high places still remain in your life. There is still an area of disobedience. Do you protest that your heart is right with God, and yet there is still something in your life He causes you doubt?
Whenever God causes doubt about something in your life, stop it immediately, no matter what it may be. Nothing in our lives is a mere insignificant detail to God
Are there some things regarding your physical or intellectual life to which you have been paying no attention at all? If so, you may think you are all correct in all the important areas, but you are careless – you are failing to concentrate or to focus properly.
You no more need a day off from spiritual concentration on matters in your than your heart needs a day off from beating. As you cannot take a day off morally and remain moral, neither can you take a off spiritually and remain spiritual.
God wants you be entirely His, and it requires paying close attention to keep yourself fit. It also takes a tremendous amount of time. Yet some of us expect to rise above all our problems, going from one mountain top experience to another, with only a few minutes efforts