God’s Interruptions, Surprises, and Miracles
God’s interruptions serve a purpose and are a teaching tool in His hands. For a second after receiving devastating news our world crashes. We experience the crushing weight of fear gripping our heart and squeezing the breath from our body. The heart breaks into a million little pieces. Reality is that our world has forever changed and life as we know it will never be the same.
Reality is too much to bear. Tears and questions light up our mind and we search for answers. The answers are not ones we want to hear.
The desire to look to God and surrender the interruption to Him flashes through our mind, but fear has us in it’s grip and holds us back from relinquishing what has consumed and wrecked our peace.
Finally, we face the reality and the lack of choices we have in the interruption. The truth of reality is that in this world we often have no control over the interruptions that invade our life. God is our only hope. Desire for a greater faith in Him fills our soul and we seek a miracle that only He has the power to perform. We look to Him for peace and His love calms us as He encircles us with His arms.
God is in the struggle, in the midst of the fear and doubt, offering us His peace as the storm swirls around us shaking and interrupting the world we know. Nothing we have experienced has ever struck the cord of anxiety and fear and the loss we feel in our soul today as we look into an uncertain future.
Fear and doubt whispers to us in the interruption of our world. Refuse to listen to the lies that invade our thoughts seeking to steal joy, peace, love and faith in God as they assail our mind.
For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love and self-discipline. 2 Timothy 1:7 (NLT)
Faith in God is the expectation that He will show up and that He is interested in giving us the best He has to offer. Trust in the miraculous love of God, release the hands holding onto what is comfortable and familiar, let go, and let God take over the healing process. Watch as He works in the life of the one we desire a miracle. Our faith believes that God is on our side, every day, all the time.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways, acknowledge him and he will make your paths straight. Proverbs 3:5-8 (ESV)
God often surprises us with interruptions and we need to leave room for His surprises and His miracles.
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10 (NIV)
When you or someone you know experiences one of God’s interruptions fear, doubt, anxiety, anger, grief, and pain may be your companion. In those gut-wrenching moments there are tears, sorrow, fear of the future, and life-style changes amidst the raging emotions of the surprise interruption.
For everything comes from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be the glory forever! Amen. Romans 11:36 (ESV)
In the interruption our hearts cry out to God who is our Savior, our healer, the giver of gifts, our lover, and our friend. We are thankful for the mighty healing hand of God who only desires His best for us. Sometimes achieving the best and making us into what He desires for us to be and do requires interruptions to our life.
I want to leave you with hope flowing through your heart and no doubts knowing that God sacrificed His son for your salvation and that He is always with you.
It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you; he will never leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed. Dueteronmy 31:8 (ESV)
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16 (NLT)
May we always desire God above all else.
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