Posted By Jacque on January 26, 2010
In our lives, we all have room to grow, and YHVH has plans we may not yet understand that really are for our good and his purposes. We can only walk and rest in the fact that he will complete all he has for us.
Waiting for his time can be hard, but if we walk in his plans, keeping busy doing as he shows us, we will find that time passes too quickly as it is….
and we will find ourselves wishing we had made the best of the waiting period, instead of wishing it away. Each moment truly brings time to honour and please him, and with each, he brings joy in some form (even in sorrows, there is joy that will be revealed).
These are the words I left in a comment on Amanda’s post today. As I re-read them, they spoke to my heart about our move. I cannot wait to sell our home and be through this phase. BUT YHVH has other plans. His are best.
This is exactly what I needed to hear today from YHVH, and it is only now taking its position in my spirit what I needed to hear. His timing is perfect. Jeremiah 29 has always been a favourite verse of mine.
10 “For here is what ADONAI says: ‘After Bavel’s seventy years are over, I will remember you and fulfill my good promise to you by bringing you back to this place. 11 For I know what plans I have in mind for you,’ says ADONAI,’plans for well-being, not for bad things; so that you can have hope and a future. 12 When you call to me and pray to me, I will listen to you. 13 When you seek me, you will find me, provided you seek for me wholeheartedly; 14 and I will let you find me,’ says ADONAI. ‘Then I will reverse your exile. I will gather you from all the nations and places where I have driven you,’ says ADONAI, ‘and bring you back to the place from which I exiled you.’
Right now, it means so much more.
Most days, I feel as though I cannot get off the couch from holding Samuel to get done what I need. OH! The dichotomy of my loving holding and nursing him is when my brain keeps saying, “GET UP! GO DO SOMETHING! WE NEED TO GET THIS DONE!!”.
I have been praying that he will give us daily words and truly show us our next steps. This is such an encouragement in my life right now.
THANK YOU YHVH, for this!!
I hope it encourages you also in whatever you are walking in today in your life!
You will find Amanda’s photo and quote here: Perfection Stamped
UPDATED: New Link to Amanda’s Archives: Perfection Stamped
Shalom and blessings to you~
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