"In Him, our hearts rejoice because we have trusted in his holy name."
All of Psalm 33 talks about trusting in God, and His faithfulness throughout all the generations. It it a declaration of Gods goodness and faithfulness.
How many of you are waiting for something. Maybe a new job, a spouse, a breakthrough in your life, a new home, some much needed money, etc etc. We are all waiting, and we spend a lot of time in this life waiting for various things. Psalm 33 encourages us to rejoice, even as we wait, because we have a God who is ALIVE a God who is MIGHTY, and God who is FAITHFUL. We have a Heavenly Father who loves us, and has our best interest at heart.
So I have been writing these weekly verse for about 3 years. I have written on this topic quite a few times. Since the last time I wrote on this topic of trust, and waiting and such, some of you all were waiting for something to happen. Waiting for God to move in a situation. Now, as I write this most recent devotional, you are STILL waiting. Don't worry. There are some things I have been waiting on, too since I last wrote about trust The reason I am still writing, and not complaning(too much.....), is because I know God is faithful. I have seen a lot of things come to pass in my 4 years of knowing the Lord than I ever thought I would.
We do well when we see visuals, and hear testimonies, so maybe I will share a few of them with you.
-I got a job that I enjoy! I am now working weekdays only, with babies, and I enjoy it very much so. God worked that out so I no longer have to work at the deli and I am thrilled!
-My mom survived her surgery 3 years ago that could have killed her, and they got a nice "chunk of change" so to speak in the lawsuit against the doctor. We now have more money that we have had in awhile, God is good, He provides!
-I will be getting my own insurance in about 2-3 months from this job!
And there are many smaller, more personal things that God has totally healed me from! One is anxiety. I mean yeah I still get anxious but not like I used to, at all! THAT to me is one of the things that has really stood out to me, because I can see a BIG difference in it.
ANd there are things that have happened to my friends that they thought never would. Finding the right man that God has planned for them getting a job that they can enjoy and that provides for them.....etc.
There are a lot of things I am still waiting for! A lot of things I am still praying for, that I feel like will never happen. But God knows differently. He has His plans and they are always good(see Jeremiah 11:29). God has it all worked out and day by day we see things in our lives played out in a way that only God can work.
I really like our local christian radio stations little logo-"Life is hard, but God is Good!" Soo nice to have a Guy in control who is GOOD. And almighty, all poweful Master who is faithful, just and true, and cares for you :)
WE are His sheep. He is the Good Shephard. We can go about life in peace. "Because He who watches over us never sleeps or slumbers" WE CAN TRUST HIM
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Most all Christians can relate to this. Sometimes we get impatient, while waiting for God to answer a prayer. God works on his time table, not ours. And from my own personal experience... sometimes God is the one who is waiting ...... on us!
I enjoyed reading this piece,
and realizing that we all
do struggle with the same
human frustrations, in
various ways. Yes, I agree;
often we are 'waiting for
God to make everything
better' BEFORE we put our
trust in Him! But, He says
to us, "Trust Me now, child!"