We think sometimes that everything is going south and we are spiraling out of control. Maybe we are spiraling out of control in our own spirits, but have you ever thought about the Lord’s view of our many dilemmas? Take a look around at the universe that we live in. We are so limited in what we can envision that we can’t see beyond the end of the street that we live on. “O ye of little faith,” he told the disciples. My faith has been tested on many occasions and one thing that I have learned from all of these tests: I have to repeat them over and over again, because of my own fear that this time, it won’t work out the way God planned.
When will I stop looking at what I can see, and realize that the Lord holds my life in the palm of his hand and there is nothing that he won’t or can’t do for me if I will learn to trust him, unconditionally?
Oh, but I am quick to put limits on God and place him in an inferior box of my choosing. Wasn’t it enough that he had to robe himself in flesh? Think about it, an Almighty, omnipotent, God in full glory–pours himself into a body that he created. All I can say is, unbelievable. Tell me, who could put that on their resume?
So, as usual, I’m the impatient doubtful daughter just tapping my foot and watching the clock and sky for the proper time that my prayers will be delivered. There is no doubt that he will deliver them. I don’t question that, because I know that he desires the best for me and if I trust him, he promises to bring it to pass. I know that he can, and I know that he will, but WHEN?
There I go again with the impatience. He is still working that out of me. I look up into the sky and see that day upon day passes and still no answer. “Well, did you really hear from God?” the devil mocks. Yes, devil, and he has already answered my prayer, thank you very much. Then, the devil searches all around and says, “I don’t see your answer.” It’s his smirky voice that I despise; honestly, like I really need to listen to all of his lies. Just you wait and see, devil. Your time is limited. Go ahead and laugh; it won’t be long that you’ll be crying.
All I can say, is don’t count God out just yet. He is working all things for your good, if you can only believe. Hold on to your faith, and when you begin to question God, (It will happen) remember that you’re not the first to question God and you probably won’t be the last. The difference between us and the people who made the Book: they didn’t give up, so if it’s good enough for them to believe, it’s good enough for me.
Hmmmm. God’s not finished yet, and neither are we, so let’s keep moving forward in faith, and if you start to spin out of control, spin forward.