Life is perplexing sometimes.
It takes turns you didn’t expect it to take.
Strange things happen.
Relationships become confusing.
Situations become complicated.
Things just don’t make sense.
When I have a week like I did this past week–when things were really perplexing–I go to the one place where I KNOW I will find answers.
I get into the Presence of God and open the Bible. Then, I look up (literally) and ask God to help me to make some sense of it all.
There are days when I gain some wisdom and perspective on things.
There are other days when I just enjoy His peace and comfort.
Maybe today you are also facing a strange time in your life. Possibly your world is complicated and confusing.
Why not take a few moments today to focus your attention on the Lord?
Invite Him to speak to whatever strange things and chaos you are dealing with right now.
In the meantime, here are 6 Words of Hope When Life is Perplexing:
Sometimes in the middle of a challenging season… there is a ray of hope!
In the midst of a very tough time in Jewish life, God showed up. King Saul was making unlawful sacrifices, the Philistines were causing all sorts of problems, but one man truly trusted God.
It was Jonathan – King Saul’s son.
He simply believed that “nothing can hinder the LORD from saving, whether by many or by few.”
So, he told his servant, “Perhaps the LORD will act on our behalf.” And the LORD did!
▪What challenges do you face today?
▪Where do you need God to act?
▪What miracles are you in need of?
PERHAPS THE LORD WILL ACT ON YOUR BEHALF TODAY!
⭐⭐Why not ask Him to??
“Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.”
Proverbs 16:2, NIV
We all go through them. All of us!
The great CHALLENGE is to wait on God to get us out of them!
Isaiah 50:10 reminds us of this: “Who among you fears the Lord and obeys his servant? If you are walking in darkness, without a ray of light, trust in the Lord and rely on your God.”
✔️✔️What hard season are you facing right now??
Love this quote from Charles Spurgeon! ❤
You may want to read this one 2-3 times!
One of my favorite quotes on prayer from Adrian Rogers:
“Pray until God gives you what you want OR until He changes your want-er!”
So thankful for this promise!
“But you, O Lord, are a God of compassion and mercy, slow to get angry and filled with unfailing love and faithfulness.”
Psalm 86:15, NLT
I’m praying for you today – for anyone who reads this post.
I’m asking God to give you wisdom as you seek Him. And, I’m praying you will have peace in the middle of the perplexities of life!
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