Put your hope in the LORD. Travel steadily along His path. He will honour you by giving you the land. Psalm 37:34
Impatience can cause great problems. If we try to force things or speed things up, things often go wrong. Look what Abraham did: He buckled to Sarah’s pressure and had a child through Hagar, when God had already promised to bless him with descendants as numerous as the stars. Don’t become impatient with God. Keep on trusting Him. And ‘in due season’ you will see God’s promise being fulfilled.
PRAYER: Lord, I will wait for Your perfect time. You will keep Your promise as You are faithful. In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
The psalmist says, “The angel of the Lord encamps all around those who fear Him, and delivers them.” (Psalm 34:7). And, “For He shall give His angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways.” (Psalm 91:11). Every believer dwells in the midst of God’s protective care, surrounded by His angels.
Whenever you are afraid, remind yourself that God’s army is with you. God’s angels stand guard over you. No enemy can ever harm you. Don’t be afraid. Remember Psalm 56:3: “Whenever I am afraid, I will trust in You.”
Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. James 4:14
What difference would it make if we truly grasped the fact that there are no guarantees about what tomorrow holds?
I suspect we would be a lot quicker to forgive. I think we would be much more apt to consider the needs of others around us. We’d say “I love you” more often and prioritize people over things and duties. I think we would spend a lot less time pursuing things that don’t matter and care a lot more about eternity and the people around us.
“Love like there’s no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again.“ (Max Lucado)
He will call on me, and I will answer him. Psalm 91:15
It seems so obvious to us that our prayers should be answered. They are things we long for and about which we are burdened. Surely they are good things and would bring glory to God. Why doesn’t God answer? Such questions put faith and patience to the test especially when we reach the point of desperation. You may think that God has forgotten you or angry with you.
May be, He has answered your prayer and it is “no” or may be it is wait, which means His time hasn’t yet come. And when it does, it brings great glory to His Name. If the answer is “no” He may give you something better. Trust the Lord with all your prayers. He is listening to you; He knows what’s best for you.