He's an on-time God, yes He is.
He may not come when you want Him,
But He'll be there right on time.
I wonder if He ever gets tired of proving His timeliness to me.
Friday was the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day...the culmination of a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week. Even though I'd commented on His Girl's post earlier in the week that I rarely cry, I couldn't stop Friday. I'd temporarily get myself under control, only to start blubbering again. Circumstances were closing in on me. I was having one giant pity party.
And, wouldn't you know it? God showed up.
I'd overslept that morning and missed my quiet time. I found myself at home alone that afternoon, so I crawled in my Abba's lap and cried some more. And then He spoke
We can enter into God's rest only if we take Him at His Word. Are you facing an insurmountable obstacle today, something bringing you to the brink of despair? Quit looking at your inability. Nothing is impossible with God, and you will find a clear path ahead if you look at Him instead.~Lydia Brownback, "Trust"
I was completely undone. That devotion couldn't have described my feelings any better. And then I remembered...God knew my circumstances before the creation of the world. Even though I was surprised and disappointed, He wasn't caught off guard. He's prepared. I just have to trust.
You see, I had fallen back into old
I've been praying to live a life that can only be explained by Him. (A fine example of Be careful what you pray for!) I knew this year would be a journey of trusting Him more. I just didn't know it would be this painful, or this convicting.
[Therefore beware] brethren, take care, lest there be in any one of you a wicked, unbelieving heart [which refuses to cleave to, trust in, and rely on Him], leading you to turn away and desert or stand aloof from the living God.-Hebrews 3:12(AMP)
Oh, Lord, please forgive me! I want to believe! Help my unbelief!