It is easy in life to become uncertain at times and even question ourselves when the chances for success appear to be slim. Remember that anyone can obey God when the task is easy and when everything is going good but it is when we face difficult times and challenges that reveals who we really are. Only those with persistent faith can obey when the task seems impossible because they learn how to trust in God rather than falling to what they see. Just because our goals may seem out of reach does not mean that God can’t bring them together!
God taught us this human weakness in the book of Exodus with the people of Israel as they wandered in the wilderness and began to complain on their journey. At first they were excited and ready to leave without even thinking about what they might encounter on their trip or much less how long they would have to travel before they reached their destination.
Have you ever made a decision in your emotions looking for an immediate return or not thinking about what you might face once you have stepped forward? It is imperative in life to analyze our decisions before we act to insure that we are serving others rather than serving ourself. Throughout the Holy Bible the Lord teaches us to seek Him before we act and to be prepared in our decisions to never give up no matter how long the road the may be. Our goals should never stop with us! They should be passed from one generation to the next while each generation knows the principles in the foundation from which we stand…amen
James Harrison / Servant