Do you judge others more harshly than you do yourself?

Are Believers to judge other Believers?

Is it ok for Believers to judge non-believers?

What does being judged feel like to you?

What does the Bible say about judging?

We discuss on Spoken Word by Joshua T Berglan “Judgement”.

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Joshua T Berglan

 

Joshua T Berglan, aka The World’s Mayor, is a voice for the voiceless and is driven to elevate the passion, purpose, and mission of those he serves. Joshua is the Chairman of the Live Mana Worldwide Foundation & Live Mana Network, Shock-Jock Evangelist, International #1 Best Selling Author for the Book “The Devil Inside Me” a Producer, and Filmmaker. Joshua is an expert in the future of media and loves supporting others in helping make their dreams come true.

 

TRANSCRIPT 

Joshua T Berglan
Solid, we need to know. All I need is one minute, one minute. All I need is one lifeline. What’s up everybody? My name is Joshua and welcome to spoken word. We’re in the live mana network right now. And thank you so much for your support. Today’s spoken word is judgment. Now, I want to preface that preference this by saying, we will have a judge, we will absolutely have a judge. But are we the ones to do it? That’s the question. And I see a lot of stuff. I see the memes I see the different verses that imply that we are to judge each other. I’ve also seen the verses that imply we are absolutely not supposed to. And we’re gonna get into exactly what the Bible says whether the verses you know, they they coincide and work together they conflict, whatever it may be. There’s a lot of that that happens from time to time. When you read the Bible, you read one verse and you read another and it looks like they’re in direct confrontation. I want to make this very clear. I am not a biblical historian. I don’t have a Bible degree, I don’t have a degree at all, I partied my way through college, I was lived a very reckless life, a very destructive life. And, and while I’m not qualified to be a preacher, or a pastor, I love the Lord. And I owe everything. Everything that I have in my life right now. I owe it to the Lord. And in Yeah, with the exception of the consequences for my actions. But here’s the thing, even with that, because of the Lord, because of Jesus, I get to use all of my past evil, my past mistakes, my struggles, my sin, all of that old garbage I now get to use. God gets to us in a way that has given me purpose. I am not perfect. The furthest thing from perfect, but I love Jesus. And I owe everything that I have to my relationship with the Lord. One reason why this word matters to me, is because while I see other people judge each other and we judge on fashion, we judge for trophies, we judge, we judge in a lot of different ways. But the way that I see it, causing the most harm is amongst us believers. And I as much as I try not to be divisive. I mean, I am called the world’s mayor. But I gotta tell you, and in my whole ambition in life, is to elevate people into their purpose, to help them to be that missing piece that helps them go live the life that God created them to live. That’s what we do with our nonprofit organization. That’s what we aim to do with our broadcast. We we try to have the conversations that other people won’t have, especially the church, because a lot of us and I’m gonna include myself in this, I’m gonna include my wife in this have felt like we are the on the outside looking in when it comes to the church, yet our heart is for God. We live our lives in service to other people we don’t. That’s that’s how we’ve chosen to live. We’ve chosen to live with in obedience to what we’ve read in the Word of God, especially about the end times, which I believe that we’re in. And I’m sure they’re I mean, I know that there’s probably been other versions of the end times there’s been end ends of civilizations. Obviously, it’s not the first time that the man who has been wiped out or has been told that they’re going to be wiped out. Noah and the ark, hence, the digital Noah’s Ark. But it’s the infighting amongst believers that to me has done more harm to bringing people to Christ than anything. And I want to make it clear. I am not using this to attack me because you know what? I judge judgmental people, which makes me judgment. It’s really, really easy to point the finger and go lie, the judgmental. Whatever we say

that judging to. And I’m working on this. So, to be clear, I’m not a biblical scholar. I don’t know every version of the Bible, don’t have many Bible verses memorized. I’m getting better about this. Of course, which translation that’s all. That’s another conversation about my judgment, probably. But I genuinely want to know what God says about it. And what I do with these broadcasts, I don’t study for weeks at a time I literally wait for God to say, Here’s the word. This is the word for spoken word. Injustice, witchcraft, discernment. Well, dear Madison was two words. And now this one is judgment. So what does the Bible say? We’re about to find out. Heavenly Father, thank you so much for the opportunity to broadcast and to learn along with the audience. I that I want, I want to know what the Bible says. And yeah, I’ve read different things. But what does it look like all packaged together, verse after verse after verse on this specific issue of judgment. So Father, I ask that you give me the words to say Holy Spirit, please flow through me. And I do not ever want to do anything or say anything that is against you, your will your purposes, anything, I just want to serve you, and serve you faithfully, but also ask questions and learn along with everybody else. I love you. And thank you for this opportunity. In Jesus name. Okay. So yesterday, I had the yesterday and I try not to timestamp these broadcasts, but sometimes it happens. Timestamp meaning I’m saying yesterday, I did an interview with a few different names. Dr. Artist Billy kitty, demure. Haga an amazing human being one of the most special and powerful broadcasts that I’ve ever been a part of. I, it’s, it was special to me. And I encourage you to watch it. In fact, I almost wish I would have done this broadcast. First, and then the interview, but this is how it worked out. And I’m sure it’s part of God’s plan, because how I got the word was judgment, because I’ve seen judgment, got into it today with a friend on Twitter, that is a Muslim. And I’ve got no issue with anyone and the religions and their beliefs, except for this. Any religion that encourages hatred towards another I want no part of. And while some Muslims would say that there’s not you know, this is not a religion of hate. The things that were told to me by this most Muslim today were, well, God hates centers. Until and so I hate them to that was what he said in response to the broadcast. I did. And I thought, how doomed Are we all? If this is how we live our life, where we can hate another, because I, I’m thinking to myself, well, if the whole idea is to bring people in with Muslims, I guess it’d be bring them to a law which is gone. Or just another name for God, God has many names. And this is where the difference of you know, being a follower of Jesus, and a Muslim would be, I would imagine. But in my thinking, let’s take Jesus aside for a second. And he not like here because Jesus is here. Not put him behind me. Right? But let’s just talk about God for a second. The way that Muslims see him. If I was wanting somebody to come in, except God, and I don’t know exactly how that works with Muslims, do they just accept God and follow God and His commandments? Okay? Is this is this but if I’m wanting to attract somebody to God, so that they’re not an infidel or somebody that is against my religion? How, psychologically how is it possible that we can show hatred towards someone else and expect to not get it back? How is that possible? I understand fully more and more every day I’m getting a more full As to this, of why Jesus wants us to turn our cheek why he wants us to love our enemies. Talk about a psychological mind. Almost the word mind beat.

Love your enemies and in pray for your enemies. Because what if that enemy by being shown love other than the fact that it’s probably going to drive them crazy. I would imagine that from an energy exchange exchange standpoint, that love is going to drown out hate. Love is more inviting than hate. Not much you can do with hate except do more Hey. But with love, love can heal. And love, like truth has progressions. Healing has progressions, love does that heals you an increment you learn to love. I think about this all the time. And I shared this in the broadcast. With kitty. I shared this yesterday that when I first gave my life to the Lord, I said in the broadcast that I didn’t know God loved me. That’s not necessarily true. I knew he loved me. But I didn’t, wasn’t able to wrap my head around it. And I didn’t believe he really loved all of me. I didn’t believe that he loved I know he doesn’t like my sin. But I didn’t accept that he loved me. I accepted Jesus into my heart. But I was battling myself hating myself and struggling for the first few years. walking with the Lord. It took understanding and hearing and I know I had heard it before. But for me to change my own self hatred. I had to accept that Jesus, that God loved me exactly the way I am. That is not to say that he wanted me to continue to live live in sin. That’s not to say that he wanted me to. So be the way that I was. But he loved me exactly the way. And if he didn’t love me the way I was, then why did he send his son because to sacrifice something that you love and something that you created the sacrifice, that must mean there’s a bigger picture and a bigger purpose, to why I exist in the first place why you exist in the first place. So he’s going to sacrifice his son, he’s going to die from my gross evil sin and my gross evil ways. He’s gonna do that. Why? Because he loves me. I didn’t even wrap my head around that it took two years. And coincidentally, learning to love myself. I’m sorry, learning that God loves me the way I was. helped me learn to love myself. And I’m not talking about in a hippie, whatever kind of way, I’m talking about a genuine love, where I was able to make loving decisions for myself. In other words, I don’t need to go look at all that I don’t need to go tent myself with snorting or shooting that. I don’t need to be angry and pissed off all the time. There was a lot of things I started to make loving choices. I don’t need to go get on the sex app, and waste hours of my life looking at hunting for sex. I don’t need to eat up horrible food and I struggle with food. I admit, I also struggle with temptation. I don’t act on it the way I used to, but I still struggle with it. But the fact is, because I’ve learned to love myself because I accepted that God loved me. I started making better choices for myself because I love myself enough to not want those consequences. All that is is obedience. There’s obedience to the call of being obedient to the Spirit inside of you. That’s telling you to go or no don’t go, turning you to turn your head and walk away. turning the other cheek. lots of examples of this. This anyway this broadcast is not about love. But when we get into judgment I can’t help but to think about love. Anyway, we’re gonna get into that more as we go on. So I’m going to read exactly what the Bible says. As there’s 66 Verse, how many verses are there? It’s See, I think there’s 66 Bible verses about judgment. 66. That’s a lot. So here’s one of those examples that I don’t fully understand what it means to start out the gate with this

board, it is time for judgment to begin with the household of God. And if it begins with us first, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God? Maybe that’s his judge within our own household, again, not a biblical scholar, for it is time for judgment to begin with a household of God. And if it begins with us first. What would be the outcome for those who don’t obey the gospel of God? I know for a fact that we should be held to a higher higher standard as believers have any religion for that matter. If you follow any religion, you should hold yourself to a higher standard. And just because you accept Jesus, like I have for those of you that have better if you’ve been forgiven of your sin, and that’s not a license to go out and sin, it’s not. Because if you were truly saved, your heart will change. You will make different decisions for yourself, you will showcase the fruits of the Spirit. So I shouldn’t be I shouldn’t be held to a higher standard. Judged, I don’t know. Is there a difference? Maybe I don’t know. Something to consider, and your biblical scholars out there. Help me out if you can. Go to the next one. James for 12. Love the book of James, there is only one law giver and judge, the one who was able to save and to destroy, but who are you to judge your neighbor? To me, that’s plain as English. Well, maybe if you don’t speak English, I wouldn’t be very plain. I barely speak English. So not being judgmental by saying that he ish. Okay. James, James, three, one, let not many of you become teachers, my brother in knowing that as such, we will incur a stricter judgment. I gotta tell you, maybe I should stop prefacing these broadcasts by saying I’m not a pastor. And I’m not a biblical scholar. Because I think what that is, I think that’s like a pre pre defense for pre judgment. Because I know I’m not gonna get it right perfectly. I know, like, the first person I read was a prime example. I kind of know what all that means. I’m sure there’s layers to it. And then you read the different versions of the Bible, it’s probably going to say something completely different. But we don’t have time for all that. Hebrews 927. And in as much as it is appointed for men to die once, and after come after this comes judgment. So in as much as it is appointed for men to die once we die twice, when we die when we give our lives to Christ. So this is what I don’t understand. This is Hebrews. And after we are judged, so to me, and correct me if I’m wrong. It’s like save the judgment till I’m dead. Let’s look at the final bottom body of the final, complete body of work. And then we’re going to judge that’s what it kind of means to me. mean how many things do we take out of context? And then we judge it. I can’t tell you how many times how many emails and how many comments that I get on my videos for people that don’t watch. And I purposely, the way that I describe every broadcast, whether it’s a conversation with Joshua to Berlin, or even spoken word by Joshua tuber, I purposely set it up this way where it’s just black and white. And I do it because I don’t want people to assume what something’s about yet. They assume. They assume and they judge before even watching so they don’t know the context. That happened with kitty. It happened with faith. It’s happened. It happened with witchcraft it happened with I can just go on and on and on and on about the different broadcasts where people didn’t watch but they had a lot to say about it. based off of what the description, the description, it was very generic, very black and white questions, no answers to the questions. This questions people assume, to me, pre judging is about as bad as judging.

First Corinthians six to, or do you not know that the saints will judge the world? If the world is judged by you? Are you not competent to constitute the smallest law courts? Okay, what does that mean? Where do you not know that the saints will judge the world? So I’m assuming saints, boy, don’t act like a saint sometimes. Are we saying so? Could we give it our life to Christ? So I’ll judge the world, you’ll judge the world. And if the world is judged by you, are you not competent to constitute the smallest law courts? I don’t understand that last part. I don’t understand it. But in this verse sounds like we are to judge the world as saints. But if we’re judging us, this is what I don’t understand. If we’re judging. No one likes to be judged, especially by somebody that isn’t perfect. Especially by somebody that’s got their own hidden sin going on. No one wants to be judged by them. No one wants to be judged at all. It’s bad enough knowing that we’re going to be judged by God or creator. Thank God for Jesus, or I’d be doomed. And so would you. Like for someone to explain that one? To me? That’s one of those. I want to mark that I want to read more about. Romans two, three. But do you suppose this Oh, man, when you pass judgment on those who practice such things, and do the same yourself that you will escape the judgment of God? This is like gaslighting. But do you suppose this Oh, man, when you pass judgment on those who practice such things, and do the same yourself that you will escape the judgment of God? This is like blaming other people for what you’re doing. I mean, it’s not really the same. That’s not true. But it feels like gaslighting when I read this, but it is what we’re judging. It’s like, hey, no, it is gaslighting. Don’t look at my sin. Let’s look at yours. Let’s look at yours. Don’t look at my son. Look at yours. Second Peter three, seven. But his word, the present heavens and earth are being reserved for fire kept for the day of judgment and destruction of ungodly men.

We are going to be judged by God, there is no doubt. And while he may not flood the earth again with water, there’s gonna be a flood of fire. And there’s gonna be the destruction of ungodly men. But here’s the thing. And this is a little bit off topic. I also believe in the same part. This is where we as believers as the obedient ones. I shouldn’t say that, because I’m not obedient 100% of the time. I’m hard headed. I sometimes think I can do it all on my own, which isn’t true. By His Word. I believe that in this time in this verse, I believe that we are going to experience God’s Spirit, unlike never before. I mean, I kind of and this this is there’s no facts behind this. But I like to believe that the superhero movies that we see. I I’ve even though there’s some occult stuff in it, I also think it’s a bit foreshadowing for the end. And I think that for us, as believers that those who received the Holy Spirit, I believe that we are going to experience our own superhero experience because of God’s Spirit is going to drop down on us like never before. And God said that we would do greater works than even he He makes me think, because we have some pretty supernatural amazing gifts already. So what will happen when God’s spirit really drops down? Just a thought for judgment will be merged to one who has shown mercy, Mercy triumphs over judgment. Who James 213.

We give people grace. That’s the word I keep hearing grace, grace, more grace, more grace, more grace. First Corinthians 1131. But if we judged ourselves right late, we would not be judged. What does that mean? If we judged ourselves rightly, we would not be judged. Oh, does this mean that we help hold ourselves accountable for our actions? So in other words, when I sin when I’m disobedient, if I judge myself and correct myself, allow the Spirit allow God to correct me and I correct course. That’s giving myself mercy. And then allowing myself to be forgiven. Right? Think that’s right. Protect yourselves Riley would not be judged. Matthew 711 seven, one, Matthew seven, one. Do not judge so that you will not be judged. Again. How does this I mean, this is a very basic verse, a simple verse, but it’s pretty plain, do not judge so that you will not be judged. Well, what happens when you judge other people, especially vocally, it’s bad, it’s one thing to do it in private, which is kind of gossipy. But when you judge somebody, like when you’re, they’re on Facebook, or they’re on Twitter, or they’re, and you’re judging their posts, or you’re judging their actions, because maybe they lost their temper, and said something they didn’t mean, have you never lost your temper. And then we started judging at them, and we make them feel worse. We’re not encouraging them to correct their actions. We’re not encouraging anything except for more aches, more anxiety, depression, anger, rage.

Just makes me think of Jesus at the will with a woman who, by the way, sounded like she was a whore like I was.

What did Jesus say?

What was his actions towards her? Did he call her a dirty whore? Did he call her a slut?

What do you say? So who the heck are we to be any different towards anyone else? We’re talking about the perfect one. The perfect one. Didn’t call her Hort didn’t call her names at all. Just a thought. Matthew 1236 But I tell you that every character word they speak, they shall accounting for it. And the Day of Judgment. Boy, I got a lot of F words and efuse and C words and every other name under the book that I’ve called people. All the mean things that I’ve done, not just careless words, careless actions. Not being in control of my own behavior and going out and cheating. Not not with my wife now. But I was all the things before even giving my life to the Lord

I won’t be held accountable for that. And even though my sin has been washed away I’m pretty sure that I’m going to be held accountable. I’m a helmet accountable for things I did six years ago, seven years ago, 10 years ago, holds my oldest daughter 21. I’m held accountable for things I did 21 years ago. There’s consequences for all of our actions. There’s consequences for perceived good things. I use this example a lot. But if I just go, Okay, well, here’s a million dollars. If you’ve never had that kind of money before, the most your bank accounts ever seen as a couple 1000 And someone goes, here’s a million dollars for you, you’re probably going to turn into a hole with money. Especially if you don’t know what being a good steward is. I mean, there’s consequences for everything. Or how do you handle all of a sudden, when people find out that you have a million dollars? They’re gonna treat you different. They’re gonna ask you for some of your money. Hey, can you loan me some money that you’re never gonna see back? John 1231, now judgment is upon this world. Now the ruler of this world will be cast out that say, let me cast out. I gotta tell you, sometimes I’ve read verses and I’m like, yep, we live in hell. We pretty much live in hell. It’s probably another reason why we should give ourselves some grace. I’m not saying Beethoven said. But if we live in hell, that means we got demonic influences all over us so many, we really have to have our spiritual armor, one. We really need to live in obedience. Why? Well, because first of all, sin is death. seems fun. Until it’s not like I’m, I’m blown away by the people that, you know, that can really send consistently. In seem like they’re getting away with it. I met I got to try it every time I thought I was getting away with something that wasn’t getting away with it. And here’s another proof, even if you don’t experience as Kant experienced consequences right away, for your sin, and for your actions. The consequences are sneaky, and how they pop up in your life. Sometimes it’s a physical ailment. Sometimes it’s something severe, like cancer or HIV.

Sometime sometimes it’s losing your family. Sometimes it’s losing your sanity. Sometimes it’s worse than even that. Psalms 149 Nine, to execute on them. The judgment written. This is an hour, no, I’m sorry. Let me start over to execute on them the judgment written. This is an honor for all his godly ones. Praise the Lord. I don’t know what that means. I’m just gonna keep it real. We’ll do a couple more. Luke 637 Do not judge and you will not be judged and do not condemn or you will be condemned pardon. And you will be pardoned. John 1611 and concerning judgment, because the ruler of this world has been judged. Probably need more context to that. For in the way you judge you will be judged and by your standard of measure, it will be measured to you. This is where I want to stop. I’m gonna read it one more time though. Matthew seven to four in the way you judge, you will be judged. And by your standards of measure, it will be measured to you. Man that that has what they I think they call it meat that has some meat to it

what you put out into the world, is what you get back. That’s why I’ve I’ve always had a weird thing with Karma like I’ve never seen in the Bible where it says karma is like evil or satanic. Because to me all karma is is Do unto others, that you would have them do unto you what you give you’ll get back That’s why tithing, and giving and serving is so much fun. One Well, it’s one of the reasons why it’s so much fun. And here’s why is because I’m giving something, but it gives me joy to do it. I don’t really even though, like a, it’s nice when people do nice things, and when people make donations to our foundation, like all that stuff, oh my gosh, and the people so into our ministry, and when people like that means a lot. It just doesn’t bring as much joy as getting to serve and we use those funds to serve and to continue doing the work that God’s called us to do. but honest to god, I mean, this with all my heart, choosing to serve God full time, was the absolute best decision we’ve ever made. And here’s the thing. My prayers as as as well, when I first started praying, which was probably I don’t know, like, consistently, I started trying to talk to God after my first divorce and you know, getting arrested with a prostitute go into rehab a couple times. Like I was trying, I was searching. I wasn’t committed to a relationship. That’s why I had three more divorce divorces. Well, two, because the third one was I married somebody, that doesn’t matter, okay.

Being committed, I lost my train of thought that’s why cuz I, oh, I had one of these beautiful thoughts and or thought it was beautiful. And then I thought about the third marriage and married somebody I didn’t know. And because I had committed to the relationship with the Lord at that time. And I wanted to serve the Lord. In fact, we got married because we didn’t want to have sex before we were married. And we were going to travel the world and serve and all that stuff. So I wanted to be obedient. Anyway, I lost my train of thought it doesn’t matter. Here’s what I know. Obedience is the secret sauce. Obedience is life giving. Obedience is freedom. It’s not following a bunch of rules. I promise you. It’s following principles. Those principles are there for a reason. Because they work. You want to live in the purpose in which you are created for be obedient. It’ll save you a lifetime of misery, a lifetime of misery. It’ll save you from having to deal with consequences that are out of your control. This is why confessing publicly and repenting publicly is so powerful. And yeah, let me tell you the very first time that I confess my sin publicly, it was a little uncomfortable. got easier. And it got to the point that I don’t fear anything. I gotta you gotta understand. When I first moved to Los Angeles, and I got involved in acting and doing some other stuff in production I I didn’t set out to do that it was just happen. Like there’s a long series of events. Like I

it was a long series of events.

You know, I don’t want to do that. I don’t want to go there. Not because I’m afraid to talk about it. It’s just that talking about sin. Not everybody is going to do it the way that I’ve chosen to do it. God told me to do it this way. Where I would confess why, because I was so good at keeping secrets. My double life had a double life. And when God came to me after that meth relapse and said, I want you to put a spotlight on your shadow world. You’re going to show people the supernatural power of truth. I was scared out of my mind. But the very first time I did it, I was terrified even more. But I was free. And yeah, people turn their back on me that you’re not excluded from that when you get especially when you confess publicly. But here’s what you’re going to find out. The people in your life are going to love you more. You’re going to develop relationships that were impossible before you told you told the truth. Again, not everybody is called to confess publicly, for me, this was the only way. But it got easier. And I can talk to you about obedience, because I know that it’s the secret to unlocking the life of your dreams. And I’m talking everything that you’ve dreamed about as a kid and wanted to do and all those things that you stashed away, and you gave up on because you know, you didn’t go to college for it. I didn’t go to college for anything I’m doing now. I went to college, to hang out and party. That’s why I went to college. I didn’t care that I’d scholarships, care less was there a party, make money and party some more. But turning away from that life, when I finally gave my life to the Lord and I finally surrendered. The thing that I was committed to was getting to know Jesus more every day. And because of that, because of that, I have gradually became become more and more and more free from a life in prison. And I’m talking a spiritual prison. But on all of my previous attempts before I gave my life to the Lord, I’m going to give you these scenarios really quick. Every time I tried to turn my life around, and I started praying, and I started asking God, I remember what I was saying now about praying. I asked God, if I could serve full time, that’s all I wanted to do. As a God, I want to make enough money, where I can serve full time because it’s the only thing that brings me joy. I was praying for that before I gave my life to the Lord. Praying and now we have it. This is living the life of my dreams, getting to serve full time. And getting to do it in all the ways that God has blessed me, whether it’s intellectually or whatever the knowledge, I have Holy Spirit knowledge, the getting to live the life of my dreams, and that’s come from obedience. And when I’m not perfect, I’m obedient to confessing because that is the command I got directly from God is to confess. So I’m gonna make mistakes, I’m gonna mess up I’m gonna brain fart in the middle of talking, because I did a lot of drugs and I’m sure that has something to do with it. I’m sure that I have done some pretty bad damage to myself. But obedience is freedom. It’s not a cage, you know, what’s you know, what’s a cage you know, it’s a prison is when you allow yourself to be judged. And, and when you’re being judged, it makes you want to hide, it makes you want to run the other way. It doesn’t make you want to open your heart and say my life is no longer my own Lord, take my life, it’s yours. Use me for all the purposes that you created me for.

I want you or the manufacturer of my life. I want to live how you design me to live. There is no prison in that that’s called freedom. And when you do mess up, and you do screw up and you do curse someone out or you do look at boobs too long, or whatever you’re into. You get the opportunity to repent from that. And listen, staring at boobs or lusting after whatever or going out and getting smashed all those things there’s consequences for it. And looking at boobs or looking at porn or again, whatever you’re into, it may seem innocent enough and it may make you feel better temporarily. From whatever you’re struggling with. It may be the relief I mean, I remember just being that the ejaculation just like oh, and then I’m back to my freakin misery again. didn’t take it away in the in the drugs gonna afford a meth vendor guess what my problems didn’t leave me but it obedience and obedience I’m I’m able to keep going because I’m able to repent and move on. And the point of me saying all of this is to say, why are we judging other people’s sin more harshly than our own? Why? All right. Thank you for watching. And listen, if you

if you’re sick and tired of the life that you’re living everything seems to be going wrong. You are keep falling short, the finish line, you know, metaphorically, or maybe literally, but you keep falling back into the same old pattern, the cycle, the vicious cycle, I remember the cycle I had in my last real relationship. Before Jessica, it was the same two week cycle of destruction. It was like it was on repeat and repeat and repeat. Sometimes you feel like you’re circling the mountain, you’re not getting anywhere, you’re just walking in circles. If you’re done with that life it’s as simple as saying, for Father God, or God, or Lord. My life is no longer my own. I want what you have for me, take my life. Take this life. It’s yours. It can be as simple as that. I’m pretty sure that God knows your heart. If you want to do the traditional Salvation Prayer do it. But whatever you do, mean it. Because there is a massive difference between just raising your hand and being like, kill me. Kill this dirty fleshly. Sinner inside me kill it. Give me life. Lord, I want what you have, for me, someone powerful in that. Because here’s, here’s what’s going to happen now get the backup to the last place that I left in my dyslexic rant. When I didn’t mean it, when I was like, Oh, I’m going to change after getting arrested. And I thought it was a prostitute and wasn’t a prostitute or the DUIs or the fighting with cops or the, you know, the well, it was the sixth time in jail, that I actually give my life to for the fifth time, domestic violence. Hello, I’m going to change I’m going to change I’m going to change I’m going to do the work. And I gotta tell you because my heart wasn’t in it. Every time someone said you’re gonna be a piece of just like your dad, you’re gonna you’re always going to be a junkie. You’re always going to be an adulterer, you’re always going to be abuser. You know what happened? I went right back to doing all the evil stuff I was doing because my heart was not committed. So you can take your raise your hand salvation, and if you can mean that in your heart, then God bless you. But if you’re truly sick and tired of the life that you’re living in, you know that there’s more for you. In your heart. I don’t know why. Just squeeze my chest and your heart. In your heart. Surrender God’s plan for you. I listened to the wild man, a wild man, and I couldn’t get enough of the drugs and the sex and the devastation and the destruction. I don’t care just like a wild meth out. Crazy person. Really a wild animal? The way I acted a wild animal on meth and on cocaine. brought around you think your dog dog humping the cushions and all that stuff is weird hoof anyway. If you’re done with that, why if you’re done, just surrender. What God has for you is better Are they anything you can dream of? And when I said, those dreams and visions, like God gives them to you to show you what’s possible when you’re seeing the visions of a better life. It’s better than that. All of the prayers that I’ve prayed are being answered or have been answered, have been answered and are being answered, as we speak. Every time it’s exceeded everything I expected, and my life is way more wild and crazy now, because the Holy Spirit’s like that he’s not gonna make you bored. But the life he has for you is better. I promise you, I bet my life on it. And the only proof I have of that, is that I don’t work.

Sir full time. And that’s not to brag. It’s just to say that I’m all in committed like no crap when it comes to the Lord’s business. And I assure you, the life he has for you is way more extraordinary than you ever imagined in yourself. Thank you for watching.

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