Saturday, October 31, 2015

Tangled Web

“…and that they will come to their senses and escape from the trap of the devil, who has taken them captive to do his will.” –2 Timothy 2:26

One morning when I stepped out the front door to take Lexi on her walk I stepped into a giant spider web as wide as the porch posts. I didn’t see it until I was wrapped up in it. Spiders don’t creep me out or anything, but I was glad that the spider didn’t land on me. I felt bad about destroying her work. Sometimes when we step out to walk with God we step into a web or snare that we don’t even see until we’re caught in it. We get wrapped up in it, entangled in it. It sticks to us just like a spider’s web. But we aren’t stuck. 2 Timothy 2:26 says we can “come to [our] senses and escape from the trap* of the devil….” We won’t feel bad about destroying this web: “The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil’s work” (1 John 3:8). God will free us, and then we can walk with him.

Dear God, Free me when I get caught in a snare and am all tangled up. Amen

*Or snare (KJV)

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