As we walk through this life many things come at us and we really don’t know how to “organize” the pain, disappointment,rejections,fear and many unfair things that happen to us.   We live in such a fallen world, have you ever thought about what it would be like to not have these” organizational ” problems?  When God created man and woman there was none of this, but with the great temptation of the enemy and the flesh. The desire to hoard came right at the beginning of time. Genesis 3:4,5 “The serpent said to the woman, “you surely will not die! For God knows that in the day you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.”  When I read this I think how stupid, they wanted to know evil, but it was the dear old flesh wanting something that was not good for it.  How sad is the human race without Jesus, We really can’t take care of our hoarding issues without Jesus in our lives.  I can imagine when Jesus said “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth…” (Matt. 6:19-21) He was looking compassionately on everyone, knowing hoarding had messed up the perfect connection between God and man.  “Treasures” are different for everyone, whatever it is ,will take your time, your energy, your focus and your commitment.  Jesus came to give us freedom from sin and things holding us captive.  The day Adam and Eve fell was so sad.  Jesus had to move into our hoarding world  to defeat death so we could come back to the sweet fellowship with God.  When Jesus said ” store up for yourselves treasures in heaven”.  He knew He was making a clear path for us to step out of our hoarding ways.  Heaven has plenty of room and no evil!!!  How are you storing up treasure in Heaven? Have you given God the things that are taking over in you? What is the gentle Councilor, Holy Spirit saying to you today?   Whatever  level of clutter you see in your soul, I know the Holy Spirit is faithful to help you remove it!!

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