God brought the children of Israel from the bondage of Egypt to journey to the Promised Land. On their way in the wilderness, they sinned against God, ran into idolatry, yet God did not remove His pillar of the cloud that guided them by day, nor the pillar of fire by night. Nehemiah 9:18-19:
“Even when they made a molded calf for themselves,
And said, ‘This is your god
That brought you up out of Egypt,’
And worked great provocations,
19 Yet in Your manifold mercies
You did not forsake them in the wilderness.
The pillar of the cloud did not depart from them by day,
To lead them on the road;
Nor the pillar of fire by night,
To show them light,
And the way they should go.

The fact that you are still witnessing continuous testimonies of blessing in your personal life, even though you have been compromising and continuing in sin, it does not serve as an indication that God is overlooking your sins or He does not count them, and it does not mean God will not throw you into hell if you die in that covered-up or common sin.

That you still hear from God personally or God keeps speaking to you through His prophets does not serve as a barometer that you are pleasing God. The children of Israel sinned against God and excruciatingly displeased Him, yet he kept the pillar of cloud and pillar of fire to guide them. But continuous self examination in the Word of God, watchfulness, prayer-fulness and fruitfulness in the Word of God are the right indexes and parameters for your spiritual condition.

God bless you!


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