“Simon, Simon, Satan has asked to sift each of you like wheat. – Luke 22:31 (NLT)
If the enemy has to ask for permission to sift us as wheat (whether spiritual or natural attacks) we should know that when we’re going through various trials it’s because God has allowed it. When God has allowed a test to come our way, although it may seem like we’re at the end of the end, our current tests are only working for our good. (James 1:2, Romans 8:28)
So consider following Job’s example in Job 1 and praise the name of the Lord in spite of your current circumstances. Don’t complain, push pass the pain!!
Peace and love.
Even WHEN I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me…. – Psalm 23:4 (NLT)
Let go of the wheel so you can get behind the will. – The Real MaCoya
Many times, especially for me, I get caught up in my plans, what I want and expect to see and take place in my life. The truth is, I can’t expect everything to go my way when I’m supposedly submitting my life to God. Just like any father, He has plans for His children, so what happens when those plans clash with our own?
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But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. – Isaiah 40:31 (NIV)
Many times in life we get to a point in our lives where we are tired of waiting. We’re tired of hearing that “a change is gonna come and “it’s not over til God says it’s over.” The truth is, when we get to that point, then at “that point” we’re no longer operating in faith. We’ve allowed our circumstances to dimmer our zeal and great faith in God.
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