Sunday, June 29, 2008

A Distressed and Tormented Soul - 2 Peter 2.7-8

There have been times that my soul has been distressed and tormented. These verses from 2 Peter 2.7-8 reveal some of the causes... "and if he rescued Lot, a righteous man, who was distressed by the filthy lives of lawless men (for that righteous man, living among them day after day, was tormented in his righteous soul by the lawless deeds he saw and heard...
Peter reveals that the filthy lives of lawless men and deeds can torment a soul. I believe this is true. I have found at different times that my soul gets distressed and tormented by lawless men and deeds. I have also found rest and relief in God alone during those times.
You? What distresses and torments your soul?
Where do you go to find rest for your soul?

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