Ever had a conflict inside of yourself? A part of you wants to do one thing and another part of you doesn’t? I call this an internal frustration. Many of us deal with this. But what we do not want is for this to turn into doublemindedness. James 1:8 in the AMP says that a doubleminded man is unstable in everything he thinks, feels, and decides.
To be doubleminded is to literally try to function and live from two minds. This is not just mere indecisiveness. This is an internal conflict to the degree where we’re trying to live like two people. Doublemindedness wants both options; it can’t choose.
It’s wanting to be friends with someone while treating them with a cold shoulder at the same time. It’s wanting that business opportunity to become available but too afraid of the responsibilities. It’s two opposing vantage points trying to operate through the same person.
Do you have internal frustration? What’s keeping you from choosing what God is saying? What belief allows the thoughts of darkness to linger in your thought life? Write down the things you’re torn about. Ask the Holy Spirit to strengthen you to make the decision that pleases His heart.