Not all situations are easy, and we fumble in the dark, trying to find a place or a purpose. We don’t always know how things will work out, and sometimes we think we made a wrong turn. Yet for me, Christ has been born in my heart, a light shining in the darkness. God knows my going and coming and is familiar with my ways.
We may be left to fill in the blanks because the stories become our stories. We are the ones now to get up and tell the rest of the story. It’s our turn to get up against the odds. We can put aside our excuses, forgive that person who did us wrong, love that unloveable person, or be healed from raging anxiety. We can get up and go, just as Jesus said.
I’m excited to kick off a new series called Through the Journal. In this series, we will be going through my journal and sharing thoughts I’ve written down about scripture and what God is doing in my life. God is at work, and as we will discover in this episode, […]
Read: 1 Peter 1:3 Peter writes about our incorruptible inheritance “that does not fade away” reserved in heaven. Jesus told the disciples that he would prepare a place for us. We have longings. The scripture says that even “creation groans.” This world will never satisfy. For God has put eternity […]
You feel you hit a wall and you feel you’re stuck.
In due time the storms will cease, and the waves will calm. In due time you will see God was with you every step of the way.
He shows up, and He will show up for you. He always has, and He always will. Never forget that.
difficulties beyond what you care to, but in it, you have hope. It would be easy to surrender to the cold dark chamber of fear and live under a cloud of defeat. Yet in the dark moment, though you don’t feel him, he is right there with you. Oh, that God would strengthen your weary hands.
Life can have many difficulties. Sometimes it seems the trials never end like endless waves crashing on the shore. The Psalmist was in a difficult time and we get to look inside the mind of the Psalmist and how he handled this difficult situation.
We want our issues to have a quick resolution, but that is not always the case. Such is the case of the writer of Psalm 119. In verses 81-88, you see the Psalmist is weary when he says, “my soul faints for your salvation” and “my eyes fail from searching your word.” He wonders and prays how long until God comforts him. Are you growing weary from searching for answers?