THE SMOKE DETECTOR
"Where there's smoke, there's fire."
So goes the old chiche'.
A good friend of ours recently showed
us a new smoke detector he had purchased
for his home. His device was unique in that
it detected "invisible" smoke particles as well
as "visible" smoke particles.
Statistics indicate that asphyxiation, not heat
nor flame is the cause of 80% of all fatalities
in the home. Interesting isn't it? It's usually
the smoke that kills us...not the flame.
God offers to us all, a personal smoke detector,
....the Holy Spirit.
It is this Spirit that lets us know when there's
danger to our bodies, our spirits, or our homes
The best time to quench a fire is before it gets
out of control. The sooner the better.
"Big" sins usually evolve from "little" sins.
Seldom are our "fires" caused by "spontaneous
If we let Him, The Holy Spirit will act as our
smoke detector system and will protect us
from spiritual asphyxiation.