"There is an appointed time for everything. And there is a time for every matter under heaven—" Ecclesiastes 3:1 (NASB)
There are many seasons in our lives, but through it all, we can trust the God of the universe to equip us, strengthen us, and provide for us in every moment.
"For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans for prosperity and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope." Jeremiah 29:11 (NASB)
Be patient and faithful to your season, trust God with the process.
Truth from God's Word:
We need to operate in God's strength.
"We can do all things through Christ who gives us strength." Philippians 4:13 (NASB)
Jesus will equip me for every good work according to His will, working in me that which is pleasing in His sight. To Him be the glory forever and ever.
" equip you in every good thing to do His will, working in us that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen." Hebrews 13:21 (NASB)
God will set me on the right path.
"The heart of a man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps." Proverbs 16:9 (NASB)
Today was not the best day. I feel wronged, I am hurt, but I know that God is working all things together for my good.
"God is working all things together for those who love God and are called according to His purpose." Romans 8:28 (NASB)
I chose rest today instead of burnout, because Jesus says, "Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest." Matthew 11:28 (NASB)
"The thief comes to steal kill and destroy, but Christ is come for us to have life." John 10:10
"'I am the way', Jesus said.
'To enter through me is to experience life, freedom, and satisfaction.
A thief has only one thing in mind – he wants to steal, slaughter, and destroy.
But I have come to give you everything in abundance, more than you expect –
life in its fullness until you overflow!"
John 10:9-10 (The Passion Translation)
Your homework is to REST!
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