Charles Spurgeon, the English Baptist Pastor known as the Prince of Preachers, once said:
“A lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.”
As I read and re-read that quote. . .I started thinking about the current political climate in this nation and around the world. There is more instability, lies and manipulations than I’ve ever seen or read about in history.
There is also a great deal of turmoil in the lives of people, including believers, on every level.
Truthfully, I put all the personal and political acrimony out of my mind and I went into a place of rest.
While I was reading the Word and praying. . .the following words dropped into my spirit.
“Don’t pray doubled-minded.”
Immediately, I thought about James 1:8 which says:
“A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.”
According to Strong’s Concordance the word double-minded is the Greek word dipsychos (G1374) and it means: