Life in the Spirit. Theme: All things work for Good
Have you ever looked at a situation and think can anything good come out of it?
Most of us have system of damage limitation just in case, like insurance policy and there is always some fall back plan like pensions, critical illness plan etc.
But they are never secure as we all know and what do you do when your damage limitation fails or insurance small print gets you into mess.
The promise of God covers WHATEVER HAPPENS with no small print.
Personal message for me: give me strength to completely rely on you and trust in your strength and power without reservation.
It says we are more than conqueror in all things. Note all things work together for those who trust in Him. Note that it is not saying God throw trouble at or cause you trouble or pain.
In a game of chess you move and control the pieces but there is another set of hands on other pieces but be aware that God’s hand is on every pieces and hands.
Psalm 119: 67/71
We learn the cause of our affliction in verse 67 and why we learn from our mistake sometimes.
God is like a father, He trains His children and loves them.
Just like we discipline our children in real like, God has everything at His disposal to ensure that all circumstances work for our best interest. Even when we have messed up.
Story of Joseph-Dad’s favorite and he is gifted with anointing of dream interpretation.
When Joseph was sold as a slave, it must have been a disaster for him and wondered how can anything good come from this? And things got worse for him as he even went to jail for crime he did not committee.
In the middle of your trial, there is God unseen hands working for your good. You may not see it right now but soon He will reveal His hand in your situation.
Remember it took a while for Joseph to see God’s hand and what would have happened if he was still with His father wearing coat of many colors.
But God has a better plan for Him, he is a key player in God’s plan.
What dream or vision do you have? It may not work the way your human mind sees it.
Joseph had a dream but little did he realized the journey that dream is going to take him for the dream to be accomplished.
Note that God’s hand is over all circumstances, even when your enemy is fighting against you. There will be a time that God will say enough is enough but we need to learn perseverance.
“I asked God for strength that I might achieve this”-This prayer was composed by Rev. Max Michelbacher of Congregation Beth Ahabah, Richmond, Virginia, and distributed to Jewish Confederate soldiers.-you can Google this, not sure i can reproduce this here.
Think about the most hopeless thing going on in your life at the moment-believe His promise today and trust that all things work for Good for those who trust in the Lord.