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Spiritual growth

Finding and receiving perfect peace

“Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.”

1 John 14:27.

I love this powerful voice. Because when things are running south, or when the road becomes dangerously slippery that I lose control and plunge into murky waters, I listen to this voice. My peace is then restored. Amen.

So what kind of voice are you seeking out? Who is speaking to you? Who is telling you the truth? Who is giving you hope? How are you responding to that voice you’re listening to?

Perfect peace is only found in Jesus. I wish you seek and receive this peace because it is available for free. We receive it by believing in Jesus. Only then His word will become true to us and start working miracles in our lives. Amen.

Jesus loves you.

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Relationships

How to conquer the critical inner voice

While moving from point A to point B, we’re going to need a voice. Because nobody on earth is endowed with sufficient wisdom, knowledge and power to walk the journey of life alone.

There’s a rare and authentic voice you can hear today and your life changes completely. There’s another voice–too common and loud but it tends to entice and leads to destruction.

Among the destructive voices is the critical inner voice.

The critical inner voice is characterized by incessant self–destructive thoughts. They are cycles of negative voices emanating from our minds toward ourselves and others. They tend to hinder us from acting in our best interests.

“I’m very stupid. I’m very ugly. No one loves me. I’ll never be successful in life. They don’t recognise and appreciate me even when my performance is outstanding. This is too much for me, I can no longer handle it…” The voice reverberates.

The critical inner voice is a brutal tyrant. When welcomed and entertained, it takes control and begins to rule our minds so we can’t exercise our thought freedom.

The result is a loss of self–confidence and esteem. Our actions, relationships and achievements are thus affected. Because the incumbent oppressor arrests our positive thoughts about ourselves and others.

A mind under arrest is vulnerable. Because it is at war with itself. It becomes a battleground for two opposing forces, the authentic conscious voice and the imposter critical inner voice.

When the authentic conscious voice is suppressed, it resorts to maladaptive behaviours as a means of self-consolation.

Self–isolation, self–denial, self–criticism, suicidal thoughts, social distancing, suspicion, addictions–are examples of maladaptive behaviours.

Friend, you must identify this voice of doom and conquer it. You are going to subdue by choosing not to listen to it.

However, there must be another powerful voice to listen to, powerful enough to depose this despot.

The only powerful voice that conquers all other voices is the voice of Jesus. If only your spirit can connect to the voice of Jesus, you are going to find yourself on the winning side.

This voice tells that we can do all things through the one who strengthens us. The one who’s able to do exceedingly abundantly beyond what we can pray or think. (Ephesians 3:21).

This powerful voice is speaking to you, saying;

“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. Then you will call upon Me and go and pray to Me, and I will listen to you. And you will seek Me and find Me, when you search for Me with all your heart.”

Jeremiah 29:11–13.

Dear reader, I wish for you to conquer the critical inner voice by embracing and listening to the voice of Jesus. His voice is available in His word. And through praying, seeking and calling Him, surely He will be found for you. Amen.

Jesus loves you.