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Why God Hates Wheelbarrows!

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Why God Hates Wheelbarrows!

Wheelbarrows

There are some good things that could be said about them. But that still doesn’t change God’s mind. He still hates wheelbarrows. He hates them for a number of reasons, some of which I will tell you.

First of all, He hates wheelbarrows because they all have to be pushed. They won’t do one thing by themselves. They never budge unless made to. They never go forward unless someone wears their self out pushing them. Then, just as soon as the pusher stops, the wheelbarrow stops too.

Second, He hates wheelbarrows because they are prone to become “lopsided” very easily which demands an additional effort to correct.

Some of us are like spiritual wheelbarrows. We’ll carry the load, but we have to be pushed. We only respond to pressure. And even then, we’re likely to get lopsided. God wants us to love Him, serve Him from our heart, without the use of force or coercion.

 

But Most Of Us Have To Be Pushed

  • We have to be pushed to worship.
  • We have to be pushed to find the prayer room.
  • We have to be pushed to live right.
  • We have to be pushed to dress right.
  • We have to be pushed to win the lost.
  • We have to be pushed to testify.
  • We have to be pushed to trust God.
  • We have to be pushed to do His Will.
  • We have to be pushed to give Him His tenth.
  • We have to be pushed to give to Missions.
  • We have to be pushed to forgive.
  • We have to be pushed to be faithful to church.
  • We have to be pushed to give.
  • We have to be pushed to read the Bible.
  • We have to be pushed to make progress at all.
  • We have to be pushed in just about everything.

 

God Hates Wheelbarrow Christianity.

  • He hates what we’ve done to ourselves.
  • He hates what we’re doing to His church.
  • He hates what we’re doing to the ministry.
  • He hates the fact that our spirit is contagious.
  • He hates the fact that we can’t seem to ‘have church’ without the preacher pushing us.
  • He hates the fact we don’t love Him enough to progress on our own.

 

Do You Know What We Need? We Simply Need A Good Old-Fashioned Case Of “I Want To!”

  • I want to live for God!
  • I want to be an over-comer!
  • I want to have to victory!
  • I want to worship!
  • I want to pray!
  • I want to live holy!
  • I want to have revival!
  • I want to be a blessing!
  • I want to be faithful!
  • I want to give!
  • I want to say Amen!
  • I want to obey the Word of God!

 

God Hates Wheelbarrows.

  • I hope you hate them too.
  • I hope you hate them enough that you refuse to be one.
  • I hope you hate them enough that you will refuse to wait until you are pushed before making progress in God.

 

Matt. 15:8 This people draweth nigh unto me with their mouth, and honoureth me with their lips; but their heart is far from me.

Deut. 6:5 And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.

Deut. 11:1 Therefore thou shalt love the LORD thy God, and keep his charge, and his statutes, and his judgments, and his commandments, alway.

 

God Thinks It’s A Heart Issue.

  • Those Who Must Be Pushed Must Not Have A Real Desire For God In Their Heart.

 

Do You Have To Be Pushed?

If So, What Does God Think About You?

 

Written by Martyn Ballestero

October 19, 2015 at 9:16 pm

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  1. I don’t ever let me have to be pushed!! I want to serve God with all my heart!! Love the post!

    Carlene

    October 19, 2015 at 9:43 pm

  2. Thank you for this article!

    Anthony

    October 19, 2015 at 11:32 pm

  3. enjoy your post, inspired not to have to be pushed. I have used some of your posts for mid week Bible study material. Keep up the good work.

    Pastor Ricky James, Florence,Ms.

    October 20, 2015 at 11:37 am


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