“God has never failed me. Even in my greatest difficulties, heaviest trials, and deepest poverty and need. He has never failed me. Because I was enabled by God’s grace to trust Him. He has always come to my aid. I delight in speaking well of His name.” George Mueller
I can say the same. Even on days when I wonder where He is and why my situation doesn’t change, God will never fail me. Even when I can’t see what will happen next, God will never fail me.
I’m pondering how often we refuse to move forward. We get rutted and trapped in the past, clinging to the thing that destroyed the life we wanted or imagined.
There is a time to mourn and weep, but we’ve turned it into a lifestyle, and “poor me” has become an idol. Self is exalted over God. We aren’t hearing His voice nor hearing His call because we are too busy listening to our own complaints and whines. I’ve been there, done that–sat and stewed and mourned. And the longer I stewed in my stew, the stinkier my stew (and me) became. Ugh.
Hundreds of pebbles, maybe a thousand, but one caught my attention. The tiny rock had a shine that made it stand out among the rest. Assuming the stone was a crystal, I felt the urge to pick it up. However, upon closer inspection, I found nothing special; only a basic …Continue reading →
A friend of mine grew up in a country hostile to Christians. Her mother knew the time was short to keep their Bibles, so she had her children memorize scripture. As a result, my friend could quote much of the Bible. If tomorrow your church was taken away, your Bibles …Continue reading →
Ever wrestled with trusting God? I’ll be honest, I have! So I asked God, “What is Trust? How can I trust?” My first stop was the 1828 Dictionary to understand better the definition of the word “Trust” (The 1828 dictionary doesn’t just give the definitions but also Bible verses.) Here’s …Continue reading →
I know what you need. I will provide what you need. I will be all you need. I am what you need. I will protect you. I am your shield. I am your deliverer. I am your salvation. I am truth. I am hope. I am unfailing love. I am for you. I am with you. I am the way. I am life. I AM
I’ve had an oil painting for almost thirty years and then felt the prompting to study the picture, to find something I hadn’t noticed before. I looked and looked, but didn’t see anything new, but then at the base of the mountains I observed a river. Honestly, I can’t remember …Continue reading →