In reading 2 Corinthians today about Paul’s thorn in the flesh some things occurred to me. Much speculation has been made over the centuries about what his thorn may have been but all you really need to know is that something challenged him ‘in the flesh’ that God did not remove. He asked God to take it away three times. I often marveled that he only asked three times. How often do you ask for a challenge to be removed from your life? I know I certainly exceed the three time pattern or request concerning the challenges in my life!
When you get caught up in the drama of the world you step off the Kingdom highway. You turn onto the wide road that leads to soul erosion. This world road is traveled by the majority so it can be subtly alluring. In the blink of an eye you can be on that road.
The Kingdom road is narrow for sure. Few find it. But, the Kingdom journey makes all the difference in the world.
Check the road signs. Check your heart (for it is always a heart issue). If you have wandered off the Kingdom road, get back on