When I was dating my fine wife Bev. . .there was a popular song by Diana Ross entitled “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.”

“If you need me, call me

No matter where you are

No matter how far

Just call my name

I'll be there in a hurry

“Well, I can’t do anything about my situation. . .it’s just my lot in life.”

When I heard that statement. . .I wanted to shout out.

“Are you kidding me?”

Do you realize how spiritually ignorant and harmful such a statement is?

“Are you listening to yourself?"

Do you understand the words you’re sowing into your future?  They will either bring a mega harvest of blessing or a crop failure?

I have heard some of the greatest preachers to ever draw a breath preach 1 Peter 2:24 with insight, passion and unparalleled anointing.

“He personally bore our sins in His [own] body on the tree [as on an altar and offered Himself on it], that we might die (cease to exist) to sin and live to righteousness. By His wounds you have been healed.” 1 Peter 2: 24 AMP

Most teachers focus  on “. . . by whose stripes ye were healed” but as I re-read the scripture, the part “. . . should live unto righteousness” ignited in my spirit.

I look up the word righteousness in the Strong’s Concordance and found that it’s the Greek word dikaiosynē (G1343) which means:

Words from Harold and Bev

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Harold Herring

Never let your circumstances define your destiny.  Rather create the circumstances that will assure your destiny.

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Bev Herring

Never allow anyone other than God to determine your worth and value.