Last weekend, we had a crazy wind storm. The result of that wind storm has been roof damage and many fences knocked down from the blow. Through storms like this, we learn that things that aren’t strong and secure can be destroyed, knocked down, or blown over.
It’s a parallel with our faith.
The storms will come – we know they will – but that’s why our faith has to be rock solid.
Seasons involve so many ups and downs and that’s why your faith can’t be built upon feelings or emotions because they change constantly. But God is faithful.
He is like a tree planted by streams of water that yields its fruit in its season, and its leaf does not wither. In all that he does, he prospers. The wicked are not so, but are like chaff that the wind drives away.
If your faith isn’t secure, be prepared for the storms of life to come and wash you away, for the wind to drive you away. So let it be Jesus that sustains you through the storms of life. When the storms come, I can praise God in the midst of my problems, because the Jesus that’s in me is bigger than the storm that surrounds me.
SEASONS – HILLSONG WORSHIP
I can see the promise, I can see the future
You’re the God of seasons, I’m just in the winter
If all I know of harvest is that it’s worth my patience
Then if You’re not done working, God I’m not done waiting
You can see my promise, even in the winter
Cause You’re the God of greatness, even in a manger
For all I know of seasons, is that You take Your time
You could have saved us in a second, instead You sent a child
When you’re in a season of change or transition, and you feel weary and anxious, look at the other storms you’ve made it through in your life. Remember how God was faithful to you then? If He did it for you then, why wouldn’t He do it again now?
As someone who really struggles with change, I know how difficult some seasons that are full of change can be. If you’re in a season that you want out of badly, know that my heart is with you, because that’s where I am too. You may not be able to get rid of your issue in your current season. In the season I’m in, I certainly can’t, but I’m not letting my issue keep me from Jesus.
I love how even when you’re in a season you want out of, God can bring new opportunities forward, and it’s almost like He’s showing you that new beginnings can come from dead places.
In the season I’m in, I’m choosing to praise God, no matter what.
Praising Him no matter what won’t change your situation – and believe me – I wish it would. But what I do know is that it will change you if you let it. My hope for you is that in spite of what you feel or what you’re going through, you can praise Him, because He’s the God of greatness. Even in the storm. Even in the season that you’re begging Him to release you from.
Peace to you,