How are your feet ???

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You may have noticed that the Scriptures refer to our feet a lot, without them we would fall,  they are our physical foundation, as God is the foundation of our Soul, of course some verses that mention feet, good and bad are speaking symbolically and have a Spiritual focus, such as our feet swelling, when do they swell…when we walk on rocky ground and when we do it’s our choice not God’s, He shows  us the right path to walk  when  we choose His way and not our own. 


God does not willingly choose to afflict our feet or any other part of us, yes sometimes we do have pain, it can be a warning something is wrong or a physical reality, like childbirth or having an Operation, with me it is because of my  bunions from wrong fitting shoes as a Teenager and advanced Arthritis in them now, not a good combination, but thankfully God has provided pain relief for me with His healing Balm and He also healed me last year in October of the Arthritis in my Spine that would have left me a Paraplegic, the Doctors had told me there was nothing more they could do. 
Lamentations 3: 33 For He doth not afflict willingly nor grieve the children of men.
God is not the Author of sickness, suffering and death, we live in a fallen world that Satan controls, but God did create us to reap what we sow, this is why  some Scriptures seem to relate that it is by His hand that we suffer or that He causes hardship and yes it could be said that He did indirectly by creating us to feel good if we do good, but when we choose to do evil, we suffer for the wrong we do too but it is always our choice if we suffer affliction by our own actions God still watches over us and will rescue us if we are in eternal danger. 
 When we choose to walk in obedience, which is not works, we are greatly blessed by God, not hurt by Him, we don’t punish our children for doing good  and it is also not how God conforms us into the image of Jesus or moulds and shapes us. We Train Children to do good, by our words and example, we don’t cause them to suffer just in case they don’t obey us or to force them to Love us regardless of how much pain we cause them.
Deuteronomy 32:3-5 Because I will publish the Name of the LORD, ascribe ye greatness unto our God. He is the Rock, His work is perfect: for all His ways are judgment: a God of Truth and without iniquity, just and right is He.
1Corinthians13:6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the Truth.
Good always brings good… evil is the absence of Love and can do no good… God is Love and can do no evil, what some think is evil is His Love and protection, like the world wide flood in the time of Noah that Archaeologists have now confirmed and also there was the  need to eliminate the Pagans knowing they too would always choose to live in debauchery and cruelly afflict their children and others and so they would continue to pollute those who they came into contact with and the Israelites  did not have what we have in Jesus Christ  through the indwelling of The Holy Spirit to uphold and shield them.
All good things come from God, He never leaves us, His redeemed Children when we are in trouble, instead He keeps us close. I’m sure like me you  find great comfort in God’s Truth in the Scripture below and in knowing you are greatly Loved by Him.
Isaiah 43:1-3 – Do not be afraid, for I have ransomed you. I have called you by name; you are mine. When you go through deep waters and great trouble, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown! When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you. For I am the LORD, your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Saviour.”


God knew mankind would sin and yet  He still gave us free will and Jesus and the Angles too, He didn’t want Puppets, do we want someone to Love us because they have no choice? He Loves us passionately and wants us to choose to Love and obey Him freely, He has known us from Eternity and in His heart the good outweighed the bad, it was why He sent Jesus to Redeem us and set us free from the punishment we deserved and from the slavery of sin, so we would not sin, No Temptation will be greater then we can bear, Jesus is our Armour, His Truth our shield, we are girded or fortified in His Love.
Jeremiah 29 :11-12 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the LORD, thoughts of Peace and not of evil, to give you a Future and a Hope.
When we are Born again we have the Holy Spirit indwelling us and we have the mind of Christ, our flesh has been put to death and we have God’s seed or Nature, we are perfected in Love, if this is not True God has lied to us!
2 Samuel 22:36-37  Thou hast also given me the Shield of thy Salvation: and Thy gentleness hath made me great.  Thou hast enlarged my steps under me; so that my feet did not slip.
Choosing  to obey God will bring deep inner Joy and regardless of the circumstances that life brings or the hurt others cause, we will reap a wonderful, uplifting bounty of good tidings and we rejoice not for the suffering but in knowing without doubt our Eternity is with Him and also that regardless of the Storms we encounter in life, He will always be with us and will strengthen us so we can endure and not give up.
Psalm 119: 1-3  Blessed are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the Lord. Blessed are they that keep His testimonies, and that seek Him with the whole heart.They also do no iniquity: they walk in His ways
When we really Love God we want to obey Him and not hurt Him in anyway and we long to share about Him with others, our Joy overflows because  we know Him as a God of Love who can do no evil and we are assured that we Love Him because He first Loved us.

Beautiful feet

One of the Scriptures that always encourages me to share openly about our Awesome God is …
Isaiah 52: 7 How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth Peace; that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth Salvation; that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!
I will share about our feet again soon and the wonderful Hope we have in Jesus Christ, who has set us free to walk as He walked on the right Paths of Life.
Thanks for listening, Take care – Christian Love from both of us – Anne

About Freedomborn

My name is Anne although some call me Grannie Annie especially Children whom I share with in my Funday School . I live in Queensland Australia. I’m very much a People person believing we are all People of worth and unique, so I have much Joy in sharing with people personally and over the Internet. My main focus in life is my wonderful Friendship with Jesus Christ, without Him everything else would be meaningless, I have deep heartfelt thanks and appreciation that I'm a Spiritual Child of The King of Kings and I seek to share with others how truly wonderful that is with the hope they too will realize the same and be set free now.
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16 Responses to How are your feet ???

  1. Pingback: Have we got Muddy Feet….. | Freedomborn … Aussie Christian Focus

  2. Bee says:

    Prayers and thoughts go out to you and your family. Deep prayers a stroke can be very horrendous. My mother passed away quite some years ago from a stroke. She lived for 3 yrs as a vegetable due to a stroke. Very sincere hugs and prayers to you and your family during this time. I have not been on line for a few days either with work and a cold so have a bit to catch up on…


    • Thanks Bee for your prayers, I know that my Mum would not appreciate them being an unbeliever but she will one day . Sorry to hear about your Mum , it’s not easy to say goodbye even if it’s just temporary we miss them but they are always with us if they are in our heart.

      Christian Love – Anne


  3. Bee says:

    Can you send me a link to your blog where the Glass house mountains are.


    • Hi Bee, I received some very bad news about my Mum this Morning, at the time I was adapting the Power point for you called Mountain Miracles by changing the pictures to Aussie Mountains, this is the one I told you about, I will Post it in the near future.

      Right now Bee I’m going to Post and ask for people who I Blog with to pray for Mum and because I was greatly comforted by it, I also mentioned about the Power point and that I was adapting it for you and some things about you and added your link too, I hope that is ok.

      Christian Love – Anne


  4. I pray each day that I can walk with Christ the way he walked with me all my life. Yes, the world have so many evil distractions and they do sway us from what God intended but I hope with faith we will all head to the place we are destined to be. Beautiful post my friend. God bless you and your family always.


    • Dear Island Traveler, you are so wonderfuly honest, we do indeed have weaknesses and shortcommings but these are not sin although some can lead to sin. We have been set free so when we choose not to sin, we are then empowered not to.

      Hope all is going well at the Hospital, I’m sure many are thankful that you are caring for them, I’m looking forward to your next Post when things settle down for you.

      Christian Love from both of us Anne.


  5. Ron says:

    Thanks Anne for the reminder how important our feet are, as Isaiah 52 tells us that feet are important, so that we be the bearers of the Gospel, the Good News to those around us. So feet are important, we need to be caring for our Soles’ Seriously though, we all have a commission to fulfil ,and we needs be about it >



    • Hmmmm it’s like when you hit a golf ball with the toe of the club, you have to aim right but then because you love golf it’s not a burden, it’s something you want to do, no one has to tell you to do it.

      I’m sure Love the Podiatrist helps with our Soels, no doubt she gets rid of the surplus so we can walk straight 🙄 but that’s the same as we do when we put our flesh to death by The Spirit, we are then eager to be in step with The Lord and yes as you said , share the Good News willingly and if anyone objects, we remain sure footed.

      Christian Love Always dear- Anne


  6. Our feet are the foundation to our bodies, like God is the foundation to our soul – Great piece – Blessings Darrell


    • That is indeed a Spirit filled thought Darrell, I should add it to my message, Thank you for your encouragment too, I’m pleased you were uplifted, I wrote it a month ago but did not feel lead to Post it till yesterday, why, perhaps one day I will know.

      Can I just say again Darrell how much your messages bless me, you encourage me to look at the positive, Ron too appreciates them, but like Gracie right now his focus is not on blogging but he does write a few comments and supports and encourages me, as you said Gracie does you , we are very blessed.

      Christian Love from both of us – Anne


  7. Delighted to see my one of my life verses (Prov. 3:5-6) in this post. It always lifts my spirits.


    • Thanks for visiting Marie and Posting again I have missed you as I’m sure others did too, I enjoy sharing with you, your Posts like some other Bloggers , not only get me pondering but bless me too, I love your honesty, yes sometimes there are things we need to keep in our heart till the right time to share them, but your openess is refreshing, I look forward to your Posts.

      (Prov. 3:5-6) was the first Scripture that touched my heart but sadly it took me many years before I made it part of my life.

      Christian Love Always – Anne


  8. Have to say I really enjoyed the graphics in this post Anne! Can’t wait to hear more on feet!


    • Hi Gayle, Thank you for visiting and I’m glad you enjoyed the message and graphics, I hope you will like the next one on feet as much, some won’t, as I won’t be scratching any ears but knowing you I’m sure it will be ok , I appreciate your integrity very much, it shows your deep Love and respect for our Lord.

      See you soon , I hope , I’m falling asleep and it’s only 5:30pm but it’s been a long day, they say Grannie naps are good but Wow there for Seniors, I’m only 60! 🙄

      Christian Love Always – Anne


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