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As I type this, I stand amazed at the acts & ways of #God. As the Lord continues to try my faith unto perfection, I can’t help but see the goodness & overwhelming love of God.
Yesterday, I had the opportunity of having my faith tried once again & I obliged. You see, you ‘ve to learn to recognize such opportunities & seize them, they ‘ve not come to kill or destroy you, but to uplift you.
Well, I can’t share too much details now but it wasn’t a pleasant one. It was one of those “life or death” situations…but I tell you what, it paid off a whole lot. As this began to unveil, I heard me saying within “this is an opportunity to have your faith tried”. Then I said to myself I’ ll take it”. Wow, it was tough!
At first, I was buried in my thoughts and thinking of how I could solve the problem; but praise God, I was awakened in the spirit. I began to see clearly.
The Battle Of The Mind
As I watched this issue unfold, I battled with so many negative thoughts projected against my mind, I tried all I could to focus on Jesus and remove my eyes from the situation that was trying to drown me, but to no avail. Every-time I tried to look to Jesus, my eyes would go back to the situation because of fear and doubt. I had never been in a situation like this & the testimony I had heard from people was that it would be a total disaster.
It went on and on but I knew I had to push through. After a few minutes of battling those thoughts, I made a decision in my heart, but I had to choose to believe the word of the Lord, not the thoughts projected against me or the testimony of people. Then I asked the Lord to send His angels and to take control …then I made the BIG decision “Lord, I choose to trust you. BUT If I perish, I perish“. After making that decision, thoughts continued to flow against my decision to cause me to back off but I said “no, God is Faithful” – focusing on Jesus. Interestingly, immediately I made that decision in my heart, the angels began to work. I was catapulted to another realm. Wow, even though I wasn’t supposed to be surprised, I was moved by the compassion of God. Today, I have come to say to you, God is Faithful. You can’t help yourself anyway, & man cannot help you either… so why not put that situation into His hands?
Have you come to that place where you see how BIG GOD is and how small that situation is, and yet you say “IF I PERISH, I PERISH”. That is the attitude of a “fearless” heart that decides to chose God regardless of what they are seeing, but if I perish, I perish :). Have you come to that place of seeing that your life is in His hands, He has got everything under control, including that situation that you ‘re letting take a hold of you?
Make A Decision Today!
I pray that you ‘ll see #God in a whole new way. Never be afraid of Him trying your faith. Whatever challenges you ‘re going through, they will be a stepping stone to greatness in Jesus mighty name!! Always remember Psalm 23: https://youtu.be/D79NaB0h-E8