How many times have you wanted to speak your mind and then after doing so, regretted it? We all have moments like this, where we are bothered by something someone does or says and want to lash out and give them a piece of our mind. What good did it do? Most of the time we’ve just thrown fuel on the fire and brought more hardship upon ourselves. Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks! When Jesus said these words, He was talking to the Pharisees who had just said He was doing His miracles by Beelzebul, the prince of demons. He reminded them that a house divided cannot stand. Is your house divided? Are you divided within yourself? Do you say you love Jesus and then speak badly of someone? Immerse yourself in God’s word and follow the example that Jesus sets in order to change your heart, then maybe what comes out will reflect Jesus rather than Beelzebul!
Knowing their thoughts, he said to them, “Every kingdom divided against itself is laid waste, and no city or house divided against itself will stand. Matthew 12:25