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Trust Him

15 January 2020
‘He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion.’

When we don’t see God working in our situations, we can be tempted to take matters into our hands and manipulate the situation. But if we want God’s will to be done in our lives, we shouldn’t try to rush things. Sarah, Abraham’s wife, tried to rush God’s plan. Sarah was old and childless, but God said to Abraham ‘I will bless her and will surely give you a son by her. I will bless her so that she will be the mother of nations; kings of peoples will come from her’ (Genesis 17:16 NIV). But Sarah tried to take things into her own hands, and gave her servant to Abraham so that he could have a son. As a result Ishmael was born, and that brought all sorts of trouble and family complications. But God said, ‘my covenant I will establish with Isaac’ (Genesis 17:21 NIV). Isaac was born as a result of God’s will, done God’s way, in God’s time. It might seem like nothing is happening, but God is always working. The Bible tells us that ‘He who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion.’ If God’s started something in our lives, He will certainly finish it. We don’t need to try to force things ourselves. We need to trust His timing. Waiting can feel uncomfortable, but it’s far better for us to wait for God to work things out in our lives than try to make things work ourselves. We might not understand why He’s not moving quickly, but He can see the bigger picture. The Bible says: ‘Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding’ (Proverbs 3:5 NIV). And that’s exactly what we need to do while we’re waiting. 


What Now?

Create a mosaic out of squares of coloured paper. Before you stick the next square down, wait for the first to dry. As you’re waiting, ask God to help you trust in His timing. 

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