TRUST & OBEY, “WORTH CONSIDERING” 11/6/19 (Across my desk this morning.)
|“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight…” (Proverbs 3:5-6, NIV)
We all have times when our plans don’t work out. We get delayed, interrupted and inconvenienced. It’s easy to get frustrated and fight against everything that doesn’t go our way. But not every interruption is bad. Every closed door doesn’t mean you’re doing something wrong. Every delay doesn’t mean you’re not where you’re supposed to be. God sees the big picture for your life. God knows where every road is leading. He knows the dead ends and shortcuts. A big part of faith is trusting God when you don’t understand why things happen the way they do.
God may close a door because you’re believing too small. If He opened the door, it would limit what He wants to do in your life. An interruption may come because it’s not the right time, or there are other people involved and they’re not ready yet. Sometimes God will allow us to be inconvenienced so we can help someone else in need. We have to be willing to press through difficulty so we can be at the right place at the right time. The next time you’re interrupted, delayed or inconvenienced, don’t start thinking, “This is a pain. This is getting me off schedule.” No, get a new perspective. Look for what God wants to do because it could be divine interruption or divine protection. Trust Him today because He is directing your steps.
|A Prayer for Today
|“Father, thank You for choosing me. I surrender every area of my mind, will and emotions to You. Use me for Your glory today and teach me to discern Your ways in Jesus’ name. Amen.”
This is right on time for me. With this property we are in the final stages of completion with the last building. There is yet much to do. Off grid solar system, complete the 4th bathroom, weed garden beds and plant, sort boxes from move to keep or dump. And much much more. But I have a bad case of arthritis now in my feet and can not find good help to get all of this stuff done. So today’s message is for me to just TRUST & OBEY and it is not any easier to do at 87. The vision is to make a space for someone or a married couple who is spiritually centered and can and loves to do this kind of stuff and would like to live in Hawaii. A board and room work/trade if you will. But so far, the folks that have come have been temporary and get their feet on the ground and then tend to move on. So be in prayer for us that we find the right people to help make this place sing as a bright witness for our Lord Jesus Christ.
Seems to me that a big train load of bad choices is screaming down the tracks to a dead end for this nation for there are no more tracks laid. The politicians have been kicking the debt can down the road now for a long time. About 50 years ago we allowed our moral and Godly value system to be destroyed in our schools, which is the backbone of our country. And without this backbone of conscience we now have generations of children growing up who have found their conscience by the use of video games and T.V. and such. So we are in deep need of a seriously powerful time of revival in the Holy Spirit so that the world can again see Christ Jesus. Eph.4:11-16:
Yours, in His great love, Ken<>< www.Trinity-Aloha.org (Check our HomePage for many helpful links.)
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