Every one of us goes through the hills and valleys of walking with the Lord. There will be times where your on the hills and you feel the spirit of the Lord close to you. There is no other feeling in the world like knowing our Lord Jesus is walking with you hand in hand. When you really feel that his presence is with you. When you have so much zeal to serve him that you just can’t keep it in. It bubbles out of you and you don’t have to do anything. You feel like you could run a hundred miles for Jesus carrying everybody along with you. Those times are to be cherished because those are the hills that God allows you to experience so that you can get through the valleys.
Then there are the valleys. Where you feel like you can’t go another step. When God feels like he is 1000 miles from you, when you really feel despair. When you feel separated from people. When you feel like everything that your doing is somehow wrong. That nobody understands how you feel, and how could they, they don’t know your life and they don’t know your troubles. You feel weak towards sin and you feel like every sin is magnified to the point where you question yourself if your on the right road. (more…)