When Protecting Others Goes Sideways

102745725If done for the wrong reasons, protecting others can turn into friendly fire.

Protecting others is a good thing, right? We could site verses  like Psalm 82:3-4, ”

“Defend the weak and the fatherless; uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed. Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked.”

So how could protecting others ever be a bad thing?

Protecting others can go sideways when we forget who The Protector is. There is only One who is able to protect completely, 24/7. God is The Protector, not us. We are only a conduit of His protection. We are able to protect others in a healthy way only when we yoke up with The Protector. When we allow Him to do the heavy lifting.  Continue reading