Here I sit longing to get up out of this cave and start doing what God created me to do. It doesn’t matter who I’m with or who is around, my only joy is to be in His presence… to boast of how great He is… to give my hope a voice, and speak of the great things He will do. But here I sit.
“You can never learn that Christ is all you need, until Christ is all you have.”~Corrie ten Boom.
How this resonates with me in my every waking moment. It wasn’t until suffering plopped itself down in the middle of my living room
It’s a fact, a sad fact, that all of us have times of scarcity and famine. But the flip side of these times speak of R-E-S-T-O-R-A-T-I-O-N! God says we can expect restoration, and that’s exciting. There’s one word that God has spoken over and over to me, and that is focus. Oh yes my friend, God brings both the bad and good.
“Did the Lord ever speak to me at all? If so, why does He allow the innocent to suffer? Why was I sent to this filthy prison while that lewd woman (Potiphar’s wife) lives in the lap of luxury? Could not an omnipotent God deliver me? Why then does He leave me here?”
Dear friend, if God gifts you, or if he graces you – then He intends to try you. Being “tried by the Word” is something that has lately been mulling over in my mind.
Oh my friends, there has been much death in my life. I’m not sharing this so you can feel pity and sorrow towards me, but I have to be transparent. I have to be real. I have been stripped of so much that I held dear. I