When I’m feeling particularly pressed by the schemes of hell and the circumstances of life, I tend to go on offensive overdrive. As in, I WILL praise the Lord regardless of my circumstances. I WILL honor Him in the process no matter how confusing it becomes.
I WILL trust Him … no matter what.
That’s a good place to be. It is always the sincere desire of my heart to rest in a place of prevailing peace KNOWING His faithfulness. And, even when every circumstance seems to be screaming the exact opposite of what He has promised, I DO stay there often.
Often … but NOT always.
And when I’m in one of those “not always” moments it is good to remember the journey has never been about proving MY faithfulness.
It is about proving His.
No matter how long I walk with Jesus, sometimes I still forget who He is for a moment. But EVEN THEN—even if I’m completely faithless—He remains faithful. However, as He has pointed out to me many, many times, despite momentary lapses, I am far from being faithless. And if He is faithful even to the faithless …
How much MORE is He a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him?
We all hit those “even then” bumps in the road, but ”’… the mountains may move and the hills disappear, but EVEN THEN my faithful love for you will remain. My covenant of blessing will never be broken,’ says the Lord, who has mercy on you.” (Isaiah 54:10)
What mountain are you facing today, beloved one? Remember, EVEN THEN …