|When God ask you to be patient, be patient.|
I listen to the conversations of some of the people in my life; people who are Christians; and some who claim to be Christians. People who should have all the faith in the world, yet, for some reason, doubt.
They doubt you when you tell them that God speaks to you, and they doubt you when you tell them of the wonderful things He has done for you. The doubt is in their faces, in their eyes, in their voices and in their questions. They even insinuate that the things you believe were Gods design were nothing more than coincidences.
I don't believe in coincidences, I believe in God
AND... I believe everything happens for a reason.
He is not just fooling around up there in the clouds.
Busy working all things for the good for those who love Him.
Do you ever stop and think about how blessed you are to have such an extra-ordinary God?
A God who loves you so very much that He not only created you, He redeemed you (Isaiah 43:1). Before He even formed you in your mothers womb, He knew you (Jeremiah 1:5) because He knows his own and they know Him (John 10:14-15). He knows you so well that He even numbered the very hairs on your head. (Matthew 10:29) and He can call us out, each by name (Isaiah 43:9) for He has searched us and knows us. He knows when we sit down and when we rise up and He discerns our thoughts from afar. He searches out our paths and is acquainted with all of our ways. (Psalm 139:1-23)
Even before a word is on our tongue, He knows it all together. We pass through the waters and rivers, He will be with us and not allow them to overwhelm us. (Isaiah 43:28) He loves being praised and wants to hear us cry out for help; so His Son taught us how to pray to Him (Matthew 6:4-8) and because He loves us so much He assures us that our gifts and our callings are irrevocable. ((Romans 11:29). All because we are His and part of being truly His is the knowledge of the truth and the truth will set us free (John 8:22). If we are truly belong to Him, He will forgive our iniquities, heal ALL, not some, ALL of our diseases, He will redeem our lives from the pit AND crown us with steadfast love and mercy (Psalm 103: 1-22). Furthermore, He promises that everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved (Romans 10:13) and that we can do All Things through Him who strengthens us (Philippians (4:13) He hems us in, behind and before and lays His hands upon us (Psalm 139) and because He holds fast to us in love, we shall deliver Him (Psalm 91:14) and the most important thing to know is this.
"For God so loved the World, that He gave His only begotten Son,
so that whoever believed in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
With all of that in mind, does He sound like someone who is to busy to remember our problems?
To busy to hear our prayers?
He has us!
You see, the thing is this: He is so good, that He doesn't have to attend to each and every little detail one at at a time.
Nope, not Our God...He looks down at our situations, the stuff we are running around like a colony of ants trying to take care of, the stuff we think we can fix all alone because we are so smart and the stuff that is keeping us up all night and bringing us to our knees and He knows immediately how He is going to use it for the good of His Kingdom.
He knows how He can chisel away at one problem or another and solve three or four or even more problems just like that!
He knows where we each need to be, where he wants us to be and where we are both mentally and physically each and every minute of our lives. He knows what we're reading, watching on TV. He knows about that Bible Study we haven't completed. He knows if our cupboards are a mess and if it's time you cleaned out the garage. That's why He's God. Make no mistake, there is none like Him.
That's why He got the job!
He is The Master of Time Management!
My entire life span will only take up about ninety minutes of one of His super busy days and even in that brief span of time, He has no intention of not completing the good work He began in me, because it's all going on in a couple of hours one afternoon.
That's how incredible He is.
Be patient, He'll get to you real soon.