If we need conviction, it lifts us out of sin and leads us back to the heart of God.
I often wonder how many human beings can get through a single day without God. If I feel that I am missing God’s presence, I can hardly stand it. I wonder how I lived without Him for many years. And all I can remember is pain and suffering.
I never want to be out of fellowship with the Lord. I must have Him to get through every single day of my life.
That’s why I’m so graft for the conviction of the Holt Spirit. He lets e know if I’m doing something that grieves God or interferes with our fellowship. He is faithful to show me if I’ve done something wrong and helps me get back on track. He convicts and convinces me, but He never condemns me.
The Bible says: “For God so greatly loved and dearly prized the world He gave His only son, so that whoever believes and Trusts in Him shall not parish, but have eternal life. For God did not send the Son into the world to judge or pass sentence on the world, but that the world might find salvation and be made safe and sound through Him” (John 3:16+17 Amplified).
God loves us even more than we love our children, and His love He disciplines us. I remember I hated taking privileges away from my children. But I knew they were bound for trouble if they continued to do wrong.
God has the same concern for us, but He is patient. He tells us again and again what we ought to do. He may feel us in 15 different ways, trying to get our attention.
His message of convicting love is everywhere. He wants us to listen to Him because he loves us. If we persist in our ways, He withholds privileges and blessings from us. But he does so only because he wants us to mature.
If God freely gave His Son, Jesus, surely He won’t hold back anything else we need. He wants to be with us radically and outrageously.
Every single day of our lives we need forgiveness. The Holy Spirit sets off an alarm in our spirit who recognized sin, and He gives us power of the wall of Jesus to continually cleanse us from sin and keep us in right standing with Him.
But if we are to overcome the condemnation, we can be certain it is not from God. He sent Jesus to die for us to pay the price for our sins. Jesus bore our sins and condensation on the cross. When God breaks the yoke of sin from us, He removes the guilt too. He is faithful and just to forgive all our sins and to continually cleanse us from all unrighteousness (1 John 1:9).
Satan knows that condemnation insane keep us from approaching God in prayer so our needs cannot be met and we cannot enjoy Internet fellowship with Him. Feeling bad about ourselves I believe in God is angry with us only separates us from His presence. He doesn’t leave us, but often in fear and shame we withdraw from Him.
That’s why it’s so important to know the difference between conviction and condemnation. Remember if you hear conviction, it lifts you up and out of sin and leads you back to the heart of God. Condemnation only make you feel bad about yourself.
Ask God to convict you of your skin, realizing that conviction is a special blessing, not a problem. If only perfect people could pray receive answers, nobody would be praying. We don’t need to be perfect, but we do need to be cleansed of sin.
Conviction is widely necessary if we are to walk with God properly. This precious gift is one of the important way we hear from God. Don’t make the mistake of allowing condemnation to take hold of your life. Instead, the conviction lift you up to a new level with God. Don’t resist it, receive it.