THE DAYS ARE NEAR WHEN EVERY VISION SHALL BE FULFILLED
I believe that you may have seen many people’s visions collapsed right before your own eyes. A young girl dropping out of school due to teenage pregnancy or maybe an intelligent college teenager who joined a gang group and became a gangster having clashes with another gangster group and had his brain blown out by a pistol; maybe a young adult who was knocking off late from a part time job falling into the hands of ruthless gangsters and gets raped and suffers traumatic depression for the rest of her life; how about a young couple who divorces after just three years into marriage?
Have you ever fallen into one of these sentimental situations when there was no solution and when the only thing you could do was to do nothing but watch helplessly as fate takes its course? Thank God you are not dead but you are still breathing. Being alive is a success on its own when you once faced such a difficult situation and I want to assure you that you are neither the first nor the last to go through such a predicament (1 Corinthians 10:13). This situation no matter how nasty it looks can be seen as a temptation because for your life to shatter apart there has to be entry points in your life where the enemy can manipulate you. Job was such a man where the enemy had to manipulate his life by killing his offspring and scattering his entire splendor. This was to make Job lose trust and faith on God and that meant him (Job) relying on himself. His wife even gave him counsel that he denounces his God.
I wonder what has happened in your life that has left you wondering if there was a God in Heaven or when you were left wondering if He really cares about your life at all; or what you tried out this year or the past year and seemed to have not worked out. Yours is only a tip of an iceberg when compared to what other people went through. King David after being anointed as king of Israel was turned into a fugitive, running away from being assassinated by King Saul. Things seemed to be working against him and Saul’s spear had narrowly missed his chest on a number of occasions, but David still depended on God for security and the vision that God had appointed for him came to pass. The vision could have seemed to delay but God had appointed a time for it to get fulfilled (Habakkuk 2:3). There is a time for everything and a season for every specific activity under Heaven (Ecclesiastes 3:1)
But because Job’s life did not rely on any of those things or his children he had lost, he clang to the Lord and depended upon him even the more. This is a time when you have to trust God and declare the Lord is still the Lord even in times such as these trial times. In Ezekiel chapter twelve verse twenty three, the last portion of that scripture; the bible says “The days are near when every vision will be fulfilled”. Friend, it doesn’t matter how you started but it matters how you finish. Your beginnings could be disappointing but your latter days shall be full of laughter only if you believe God for a comeback and continue focusing on Him. It doesn’t matter what happened earlier on but you can take out the tablet of your vision and read it again. What can stop you is not embarrassing situations but your lack of vision. Where there is no vision the people perish.
If God is on your side nothing can be against you; that set back was only temporary. Life is not a red carpet, it has its own challenges on the way and it is how you work out those challenges that make a way for you and that describes the material you are made of. Gold is tested by more fire but for mercury you just put it in the sun and it starts boiling. You are gold. No matter how you were delayed, your vision is now; the time for it to be fulfilled is now. Now is the time, it is so near that I can feel the atmosphere shaping out just for you.
Therefore say to them, “this is what the Sovereign Lord says: None of my words will be delayed any longer; whatever I say will be fulfilled, declares the Sovereign Lord’. Ezekiel 12:28
Wilani William Bashaki
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