Ever feel like you are overwhelmed and there is no stopping the onslaught of the storms of life? Whether it’s a financial, health, relationship or mental struggles we’ve all endured them.
In the desert we long for the Monsoon storms to bring us some needed moisture to the parched valley. But with that comes some destruction: High winds causing damage; Hail that breaks windows, damages roofs and our personal property; water that comes so quickly that we have flooded roads, houses and properties. It seems we’ll take the destruction for the much needed water but when it comes to our personal lives we whine.
When things don’t go our way we complain. When God tries to draw us closer through some adversity we turn the other way and go away from God. The challenges that should draw us closer to HIM push us away because we think we know better and have an easy fix for what is ailing us. Vicar Bence really hit it home yesterday when he said, “let God be God”. We aren’t all knowing and all powerful like God is but yet we want to tell God how we want things to be. Just like God asked Job where he was when God created the world we too can be asked the same question. He is God and we are not.
Dive into the book of Job and see how God provides! Read these words from Proverbs: