If my husband and I would have met and got married any sooner than we did, it would have been a disaster! David had the faith and confidence to take on the giant, Goliath, when everyone else, including King Saul, was too afraid to. So why did a little shepherd boy feel so empowered and so able to defeat a giant so much taller and stronger than him? Could you imagine what David would have felt like if God gave him Goliath before he was ready?
So if you have been praying about something and God is telling you to wait, understand that this time in between is necessary.
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Have faith that God is working and will answer the cries of your heart when the timing is perfect. Remember that He promises to never leave or forsake you. Hebrews God promises to defeat the enemy and deliver you. Jeremiah He promises to answer you. And, God promises to strengthen you as you wait on Him to come through for you.
These should be written down in your journal or on little papers in a blessings jar. See James Because His plans for me were so much better than what I had originally planned for myself. The Bible says our hearts are deceitfully wicked above all else! See Jeremiah You are an awesome woman — having received this post at the perfect time!
You see I was laid off from work a few years ago in August and have struggled ever since to find a permanent job that will afford us to keep our home and one with health benefits. I applied with a company approx. Then immediately popped up your Devotional. Aww that is an amazing testimony Laura and so encouraging! Thank you so much for sharing it with me! Right now my husband is still waiting to get a full time job so what you shared really gave me hope that God will open that door for him as well in His perfect timing. Many times God allows us to go through trials and season of waiting to encourage others going through them as well.
You will be able to share this with so many people Laura and point them all to Jesus! Thank you again for sharing. God bless you and congratulations on your new job! So exciting!! Amanda, thank you so much for this beautiful post. Is like you are speaking directly to me. It will help me to be patient and know that my prayers to God will be answered in His time. Blessings to you and your family.?. Hi Bertha! Thank you so much for your comment!
And praise God He spoke to you and encouraged you in this blog post. Matthew for you! God bless you Bertha!
Thank you for your testimony and for the reminder that God works in us and prepares us as we wait. Amen Mike! We have to hang onto His promises and not lose heart in the waiting. Easier said than done for sure, but God is faithful. He will give us the strength and grace we need to walk by faith and trust Him even when we cannot see. Praying for you! Romans brother!!
I pray for healing for my wife and I. We are dire need of it and that we both find our calling financially and will be blessed with it. Times I pray to be what I was when I was younger because I was happy and serving a purpose. Now at 35, I am lost and trying to turn my faith to Christ and praying he hears me and will heal me and us! Hi Ryan, thank you so much for your comment. Remember, if you still have breath in your lungs then God is not finished with you yet. To everything there is a season.
The key is to try and be content no matter what. So much easier said then done lol but really try to not let the things of this world or the circumstances your in define you or hinder your walk with God. The truth is, God is for you not against you! Live each day for Him, keep pressing forward, and keep praying.
Somehow, someway, trust that God will come through for you. He took you here to teach you how to walk on water. Thank you so much for this!!! I have been waiting for almost five years now. My boyfriend and I have been through so much together, so much so that I will not write it here. But God is so faithful. Your writing has encouraged me to stay with my soulmate and to not give up. And yes, it is VERY hard. Please, keep my boyfriend and I in your prayers.
God bless you and your family. I have a son recently returned from overseas and expecting some support from him. Answer from above. Truly God knows better. My long awaited timing. To God be the glory. Thank you so much for sharing! Our only hope is in Jesus! But with God, all things are possible. Yes, maybe not in our perfect timing but His is truly the best!
God bless you! Angry, bitter and i dont have any hope. Get plugged into a Bible teaching church and surround yourself with other believers. Because with Him you are never truly all alone. Find comfort in reading the Bible and serving the Lord at your church as well. Share the Gospel with your unsaved relatives. Perhaps God strategically placed you in that family so you can shine His light and they get saved?
So keep knocking, keep seeking, and keep praying okay!! So many people have prayed for me as well who have stronger faith and trust than me. I have almost lost hope about this particular issue. Chances are if you have a desire in your heart to get married one day…God has placed it there to fulfill it.
Just keep being patient. I know so many women here at church who are around your age and still single looking for a nice Christian man! Keep praying and seeking God and His perfect will for you in a spouse. That will be a great place to meet your future spouse! Practical Self Sufficiency. Reboot Leadership and the Art of Growing Up. From 0 To Properties In 3. How to Overcome Your Childhood. Happy Money Zen path to a happier and more prosperous life. View Wishlist.
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