Have you reached your breaking point?

There is no doubt you love God with all your heart. But your breaking point is where you suffer loss, pain, persecution, or some form of severe trauma where you’re ready to forsake God. Oh, but you would never reject God. You wouldn’t even think of it. But you never know until you reach the breaking point.

Throughout history, prisoners of war suffered some of the most severe torture done to humans. Many held on to uphold the honor of their nation, but there were those who could stand it no longer. Some just gave up hope and died in captivity and torture. These are realities that we would wish on no one, not even our enemies.

At one time, God was “boasting” to Satan about Job saying that “there is none like him on the earth, a blameless and upright man who fears God and turns away from evil” (Job 1:8). But Satan responded that Job might turn away when taken to the breaking point (Job 1:11).

What might be the breaking point in your life? Would it be the loss of your income, loss of important friends, loss of health, inability to get the education or job you wanted? Or will never ending pain and suffering till death bring you to the breaking point?

You never know where your breaking point is. So examine each of the above areas with your heart and make a complete submission to God in each of the important areas. Then, cry out to God for the grace that kept Job faithful throughout all his sufferings.

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