People ruin their lives with the foolish things they do, and then they blame the Lord for it.
Proverbs 19:3 ERV
When things go wrong, we often want to blame someone or something else. We are not willing or able to take responsibility for our actions or inaction. Such ‘passing the buck’ has a long history, dating back to Adam and Eve. They defied God’s commands and things started to fall apart for them. God calls them to account. Adam blames the woman. She made me do it. She seduced me. The woman blamed the serpent and ever since then, men have often been caught playing the blame game. Most of us demonstrated a common response to problems: we like blaming others for things we have done, painting ourselves as victims.
We see this pattern when children blame their parents for problems they experience later in life. Workers blame managers for company troubles. Students blame teachers for poor grades. Politicians blame opponents for society’s ills. and the list goes on and on. but the Bible has never been silent about our responsibilities and the impact of our decisions and what happens when we ignore God’s Word. Truth is people always forget the consequences of their actions, hence the blame game.
Make up your mind to align with God’s plans and principles for doing life; don’t live foolishly today and then blame God tomorrow. Remember, you can do things His way or go your own way, either ways you wont be free of the consequence of your decisions. Today commit to doing things His way so that you can avoid the blame game.
My Declaration And Confession: Today I take responsibility for my actions and inactions, I refuse to be a victim of the devil or my environment. I decree and declare that I will order my life by divine dictates; I choose to walk in the fear of God which is the beginning of wisdom. I am wiser now!
Ignite Thought: Your life can only change to the degree that you accept responsibility for it.