Two quick rifle shots were all it took to scare the rotten little rabbit thieves out of the clover patch. But one of the bullets bounced off a nearby rock and broke one of the little storehouse windows. Emory didn’t worry though. He simply cut off a generous piece of duct tape and did a “quick fix” on the open space. It will work fine until he can buy another pane for the window.
For years there have been jokes made that claims that “all you need to fix anything around the house that is broken or malfunctioning is a roll of Duct tape, a can of WD40 and a bottle of Super Glue. No home should be without them.” And there is some truth to these claims because we have tried and proved them. Super Glue bonds almost instantly and WD40 can loosen even the tightest jam when other solutions fail. Duck tape will hold under many pounds of pressure.
No, I’m not being paid to advertise, Beloved. There are some spiritual truths that these claims can remind us of when we are tempted to forget. And any one who is hurting can lay claim to them and find the help they need. Guaranteed!!!
Do you know a sinner who needs to be born again? Offer him some Spiritual Super Glue. One encounter with the Savior and they can repent and bond instantly. Perhaps you know someone who is jammed so tightly by the forces of evil that they can’t get loose. Offer them Jesus, the Spiritual WD40 that will instantly break even the strongest jam of Satan, and set them free. Finally, someone may be feeling weak and about to cave in under the pressure of today’s problems and sorrows. Remind them that the Holy Spirit is the spiritual duct tape that will hold them securely against the most powerful pull of the enemy of their soul.
Isaiah 30:21 (NKJV) Your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, “This is the way, walk in it.” Whenever you turn to the right hand or whenever you turn to the left.
2 Peter 1:8 (NKJV) For if these things are yours and abound, you will be neither barren nor unfruitful in the knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.
God has set the remedies before us, but they will only become the “quick fixes” we need if we use them and share them. Will you share with someone today? I just did!
— Rebecca Somoskey