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'Duck Dynasty's' Sadie Robertson 'used to hide things from God' in her prayers

Sadie Robertson of 'Duck Dynasty' fame discusses her new fiction book

 

Sadie Robertson opened up about a time in her life when she felt a "division between" herself and God.

"I used to hide things from God in my prayer life," Robertson wrote on Instagram. "I was afraid I would fail in that area again."

The 19-year-old said at first she thought keeping certain things hidden from God was doing her and God "a solid to just not mention it." But she quickly realized it "only created division between myself and my creator."

"The longer this went on the louder my struggle got, and the quieter it seemed like the voice of truth got," she admitted.

The breaking point came when "life slapped [Sadie] in the face."

But once she realized God's way is "the truth" she was able to open up.

"He is strength when we are weak, He IS the beginning and the end. He honestly has used me most in my weakest moments. He has given my pain purpose. He has constantly showed me redemption."

I used to hide things from God in my prayer life. I mainly did because I was afraid. I was afraid I would fail in that area again. I thought maybe I was doing me and God both a solid to just not mention it. That only created division between myself and my creator. The one that Knit me in my mothers womb. There was something in between us hindering our relationship, because I wouldn't address the elephant in the room. The things I was holding onto were starting to weigh heavier. The longer this went on the louder my struggle got, and the quieter it seemed like the voice of truth got. It's crazy how when you run from truth you run into so many lies. I began to justify things and rewrite truth until ultimately I felt as though it wasn't even something I needed to pray about. wow ... can we get so off as humans. Eventually life slapped me in the face and before I could slap back I found myself gently opening the pages of the Bible and seeing all the truth I had run from for so long. As it is said..."you can't say that God is silent when your bible is closed" you also can't say He isn't answering when you never even asked a question, or you wrote His answer for Him. For those of you who may be afraid of God, because you see Him as "judgement" I want to offer you some other names for Him... He is.... the way, the TRUTH, the life, a rock, LOVE, peace, the creator, sovereign, He is strength when we are weak, He IS the beginning and the end. He honestly has used me most in my weakest moments. He has given my pain purpose. He has constantly showed me redemption. So, today if you have made a name for who God is, but never opened the book to see or asked to receive I want to challenge you to do so. Pursue truth today, and you will find peace. Praying for all of you warriors ❤️ run to truth.

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