Ki sa ki pa Touye m '

Lè w ap ale atravè tout yon tan difisil, moun ki pa toujou konnen ki sa yo di. Rezilta a se Cliches san sans oswa tantativ banal aplodi ou leve. Mwen te toujou te gen yon pwoblèm ak kliche phrases- kalite a ki pa vle di anyen nan moun nan di yo epi yo pa aktyèlman ede moun nan tande yo. bagay Komik tankou, "Chin moute" ak "Li pral jwenn pi bon." Vrèman? Kijan ou fe KONNEN? Ou pa fè zanmi ou yo nenpòt ki favè pa bay yo limyè, espere ke an gonfle ki pa rasin nan anyen. Lè frape doulè gwo twou san fon nou bezwen wòch solid verite yo kenbe siksè akademik nou.

Pandan bout li yo ak kansè, Christopher Hitchens vwa menm jan an fristrasyon ak kèk nan fraz yo san sans nou voye jete alantou. Li depanse yon paj kèk atake youn nan yo nan liv li, mòtalite. Li di, "An patikilye, Mwen te yon ti kras sispann founi dokiman yo anonsman ke 'tou sa pa touye m' fè m 'pi fò.' "Li ale sou yo di, "Nan mond lan brital fizik ... gen tout twò anpil bagay ki ta ka touye ou, pa touye ou, ak Lè sa a kite ou konsiderableman pi fèb. "pa Èske ou ka jis santi kè kontan nan?

Li son dépressions, men mwen panse ke Hitchens ki dwat nan yon sans. Li se byen posib ke nou ka ale nan bagay sa yo difisil ke se sèlman febli nou epi mennen nou pi pre nan lanmò. Mwen ka imajine yon moun mande kesyon an, “Ki jan t 'kapab yon bagay sa a terib fè m' pi fò?” Menm moun ki pi pozitif ka gen pou kase ren desann nan britalite a nan mond tonbe nou an. Optimis ka sèlman siviv anpil bat jouk li kraze, ak reyalite finalman trangle li soti. Fraz ke yon fwa kònen klewon bèl kounye a sanble san valè. Men, se santiman nan byen siyifikasyon Hitchens atake tout tan tout tan vre? mwen panse sa.

Lè Èske li Vrè?

"Ki sa ki pa touye m 'fè m' pi fò" kapab vre, men se sèlman si gen nan yon bagay pi lwen pase lavi sa a. Si lavi sa a, mond sa a, ansanm ak tout kò sa a yo se tout gen, Hitchens ki dwat. Li se yon manti. Li ta tankou li di, "Ki sa ki pa totalize machin mwen an fè li pi fò." Sa a ridikil. Ou ta gen ki inyore sa a verite a yo a kwè ke. Men, si tras pou yon ti tan nou yo gen kèk kalite siyifikasyon p'ap janm fini an li chanje tout bagay.

Pòl di nou, "Tout bagay sa yo travay ansanm pou byen tout moun sa yo ki renmen Bondye, epi yo rele te fè lide l 'yo." Vèsè sa a se pafwa viktim abi, men li la youn nan pwomès yo ki pi bèl nan tout ki ekri nan Liv. Sa pa vle di kretyen yo irézistibl. Tout moun nan nou ap fè fas a esè, men nou pa ka finalman dwe bat yo yo. Menm pi mal lènmi nou, tankou soufrans ak lanmò, vin zanmi nou nan Kris la, paske yo finalman travay nan favè nou an.

Se konsa, kouman egzakteman ka sa yo esè devastatè aktyèlman fè nou pi fò? Isit la yo se twa fason (ak siyifikatif sipèpoze):

1. Yo fè nou depann sou Jezi

Lè m 'santi tankou tout bagay nan lavi m' ki pral byen, kè m 'imedyatman rtrèt nan pwòp tèt ou-depandans. Li pa janm fini. Mwen kòmanse priye mwens paske mwen subkonsyan asime mwen pa manke kichòy. Mwen vin fyè paske mwen panse ke mwen rezon tout bagay nan k ap pase byen. Nan sa yo fwa, Mwen bliye ke Bondye se donateur a nan kado bon, ak mwen toujou bezwen li yo kenbe siksè akademik m '. Mwen an konsideran ke mwen se gen dwa nan tout nan li ou gen bon kè.

Men, lè esè vini fason nou an, yo montre nou feblès pwòp nou. Maladi raple ki jan frajil nou yo, kouche-konpwomi fè nou sonje ke travay di se pa yon garanti anyen, ak konfli fè nou sonje ke nou bezwen Jezi nan tout zòn nan lavi nou.

2 Korentyen 12 se yon konfò m 'nan tan nan feblès. Pòl rekonèt ke Bondye te ba l 'yon jijman nan "kenbe [l '] soti nan lògèy. "Apre sa, li di ke li gen anpil kè kontan nan feblès li, ak ke li se kontan ak sa yo tout kalite esè. Ki jan Pòl te kapab pou nou kontan e menm kontan sou esè li? Mwen panse ke Pòl ap di ke esè sa yo fè klè ke Li bezwen favè Bondye a ak pouvwa. Oto-depandans se feblès, ak depandans sou Kris la se fòs. Se konsa, Pòl di, "Lè mwen fèb, Lè sa a, mwen menm ki fò. "

2. Yo fè nou plis tankou Jezi

Nou pa janm pral kapab andire eprèv devastatè jiskaske nou reyalize ke konfò nou yo ak bon sante se pa sa ki nan pi enpòtan. Comfort ak sante yo se bon tou sa Bondye pran plezi ba nou. Men, Bondye a prensipal volonte pou lavi nou an, se ke nou ta dwe tankou Jezi. Li nan menm vle sèvi ak esè akonpli ki. Ebre 12 di, "[Bondye] disipline nou pou byen nou, pou n 'ka pataje apa pou li. "Fòmasyon nan jimnastik Bondye pouvwa fè mal pafwa, men li pral fè nou pi fò.

James 1:2 ki vini nan lespri, kote li di nou nan "Konte li tout kè kontan, frè m ', , lè nou kontre esè nan divès kalite…"Rezon ki fè nou ta dwe konte li kè kontan se karaktè kretyen li pwodwi. imilite nou an se pi enpòtan pase bonè nou. Li nan pi bon yo dwe fèb fizikman ak djanm nan domèn espirityèl.

3. Yo fè nou lontan yo dwe avèk Jezi

kè nou yo febli pa peche, ak nou souvan jwenn tèt nou anvi wè pou plis nan sa mond sa a te ofri. Men, lè bonheur yo pou yon ti tan nan mond sa a yo te pran nan men nou, nou ap sonje ke Latè se pa lakay nou an. sitwayènte nou an se yon lòt kote.

Mwen renmen rete nan otèl bèl, ak lè m 'fè mwen eseye pran avantaj de tout avantaj yo. Men, Lè sa mwen kòmanse yo kapab manke madanm mwen, ak Lè sa a mwen reyalize mwen pa gen rad yo m te vle di yo pote, ak Lè sa a mwen reyalize sèvis chanm se sou mwatye kòm bon jan pou kwit manje madanm mwen an. Li fè m sonje ke otèl sa a se pa lakay mwen. dezi non fè m 'lontan yo dwe nan kay. latè Sa a se pa kote nou fè pati, ak tras fè nou sonje ke paradi nou an, se yon lòt kote, ak Seyè nou an. Pa pral genyen okenn dezi non ki nan Syèl la, paske, Seyè nou an pral satisfè tout nan aspiration nou an. Li pral aboli doulè ak vide gras li soti sou nou pou tout tan.

Se konsa, lè a pwochen ou gen yon zanmi ale atravè tout yon tan difisil, fè yo sonje ke menm sikonstans ki pi trajik ka fè nou pi fò. Pa nan panse pozitif ak optimis, men nan espwa reyèl ak chanjman reyèl. Men, lè ou ap ale atravè tout yon sezon difisil, kite l trase ou pi pre nan Kris la. Nou pa bezwen pè, Seyè a ap kanpe ak nou.

espwa kwayan a se pi lwen pase kavo a, ak nan lavi nan pwochen te nou pral tankou ak ansanm avè l '. So even what kills us makes us stronger.

PATAJE

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  1. BuddyReply

    Thanks trip, that was exactly what I needed to hear right now. Going through a super tough time and His faithfulness to comfort his children never fails to amaze me.

  2. kwena albertReply

    Awesome piece.I will do away with the usual cliches and instead advice those in pain from today onward to look on to the rock that is higher than i..Thank you sir

  3. MichaelReply

    This was a little surprising to read. I had never really thought about positive sayings in negative situations being a bad thing. men,, ankò, it’s through God’s glory that we can manage through the tough times and realize that there is something greater than this world. What doesn’t kill me, or does, makes me stronger because it draws me closer to God.

  4. FrankyReply

    Mr. Tripp Lee

    I woke up this morning feeling conceited and sort of untouchable believing that since most things in my life were going on okay, then I don’t need to trust God even more. I was wrong and was reminded of it quite immediately as the day was progressing on. Thank you for your insight in this manner and I pray the Lord will show me Grace and pick me up from where I am.

    Your brother in Christ

  5. raeneeReply

    Dear Mr.trip lee,

    I just love this (: i have a question my church is actually doing a serieswhat on earth am i here for?” n im on of the youth leaders and I’ll be doing a lesson a discipleship and everything you said ties in perfectly cause on of the sections is depending on god during trailsso if its ok could i use some of your stuff? Like lil quotes or scriptures but only with your permisson …. I seriously love your stuff and its diffently helping me grow as christian (: thank you for being a man of god n honoring your calling to go into preaching. Gods gonna do some powerful things in your life and your familys life (:

  6. GabeTavianoReply

    Been a rough two years, and this post is just bursting with honest truth. Much needed for this father of three girls, and husband to an author and speaker whose message has changed from the challenges of marriage and motherhood to persevering when all seems lost.

    Your track, Mwen byen, has been my theme song the past two years, Sòti a. I don’t crank any song louder, and I couldn’t have asked God to pen words that spoke any deeper to my soul. There are moments when even the smallest thoughts of suicide crossed my mind. You sure feel like you’re at war when that’s the honest truth.

    But real hope and real change are much more worth it than giving up. That’s so true. There’s a fight to be fought for each of us. I appreciate you taking the time to pen these words, Sòti a. I’ll be reading through this post a few more times. Praising God for speaking through you in our earbuds, on the stage, at the pulpit, in your home, and on the web.

  7. LiamReply

    Sòti a, keep writing man! Your last two posts have spoke to exactly where I’m at in life and I’ve come across them just when I needed to. God is undoubtedly working through you.

  8. CarlotaReply

    What you said has help me to understand somethings and will mean alot to me. The message relates alot with what i have been going through for about 5 years and still going through now.Thank you Trip Lee.

  9. TendekaiReply

    it’s true for the christian who walks by faith and not by sight.i have been in hard times; where everything was goings against my expectations.It became even harder to keep my trust in the Lord but because i knew that the pain i was experiencing was temporary and designed to make me stronger not to destroy me.i held on Jesus and here i am i prevailed.

  10. CharlesReply

    I think you have this piece contains a lot of truths. Certainly as a believer what does kill me or does only makes me stronger. God bless you and give you the insight to speak more of His truths to His people.

  11. KathrynReply

    Hi Sòti a

    Thank you for this message. I has really encouraged me because I have been having a tough time for around 12 ane, battling with an unheard of illness and I really want to deepen my relationship with God. I’m at the point where nowadays I just feel numb to emotions, but I believe that the Holy Spirit is urging me to trust Jesus and depend on Him.

  12. AmandaReply

    Such an enlightened post and really helps you put things in perspective, just lost my brother 3 months ago to multiple myeloma and my mum is in the severe stages of dementia I know that to be able to cope I have to draw my strength from God, and rejoice that the day before he pass he let me lead him to the Lord and gave his life. Kenbe travay la bon, you are inspiring my 18 year old son to write music and keep up with his piano, stay blessed!

  13. Corrie ReynoldsReply

    Hi Sòti a,

    You always have a way of putting into words what I think but am unable to write. You have many true talents. Thank you for using them for what you were called to do. God bless you brother.

  14. DeniseSheppardReply

    Mr. Barefield…….you are a wonderful, shining example of God’s love. He has blessed you in lyric to share His message. I appreciate reading what you write, listening to your music and would love to hear you in person some time. Thanks for being obedient in sharing God’s words; always, positive, uplifting and right on point! Good Bless You Brother!

  15. BrandonPulleyReply

    I lost my job today and I can’t tell you how much of an answer to prayer this is! After I left I kept crying out tell me what to do tell me please. Now I know. I need to stay humble and realize the next job he gives me is from him not of my works!

  16. TendaiReply

    This is encouraging stuff, frè. Thank you for reminding me of the gospel; the foundation of every Christian life.

  17. DebbieReply

    Your explanation of our fathers meanings always give me understanding. Thank you Trip and please continue to help to open my eyes.

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  19. KailaReply

    I agree that often times when people offer up the sayings you used, they don’t always make you feel better. My family and I experienced that this summer at my cousin’s funeral. He was shot and killed by someone he considered a friend, two days before his 19th birthday. None of the so-called encouraging words were helpful because the main question we all had was, ” Why him, he was just a ‘baby?” men,, afterwards we look back and see that even though it was a sad occasion it brought our family closer together and reevaluate our relationships with each other and with God. We also gained a new family member not soon after in his daughter, who could be his twin.

  20. CynthiaAghomonReply

    This is so encouraging..God has never failed and he is not about to start with any of his children..we just need to keep hope alive and believe that He will never leave us nor forsake us. Women 8:18 says for I reckon that the sufferings of this present times are not worthy to be compared to the glory which shall be revealed in us..amen

  21. kaseweReply

    Yet again, I have been cut to heart!I am ill at the moment and I was wondering why the Lord was letting these things happened to me. In my boredom I was going through the FB pages of my favourite celebs and I came across your website. Alas! The Lord answered my prayer and spoke directly to me! (Through Trip) It’s like Trips messages are tailored just for me (That’s because the Holy Spirit is using him to minister to us)….God always rebukes me through him (his music,blog posts and sermons) I think I was focusing to much on this hotel that isn’t my home. So now I know why I am ill (what the Lord is trying to teach me through this trial)…God continue to bless you Trip Lee, it’s amazing that your ministry reaches us (the saints in Africa) and though we’ve never met, I feel like I know you personally because I can relate to everything you say. And because your music really rebukes, encourages, corrects, teaches me!….. rete beni!!!!!!!!!

  22. KevinSteeleReply

    Our humility is more important than our happiness.That really hit me man. Keep making that good music and God bless.