Friday, January 29, 2010

Jumping Ahead of God

As I sit here today furiously writing down scripture on trusting in the Lord, I am wrestling with my heart and with my mind.

Do you ever feel like you are always jumping one step ahead of God?

I tell myself that I will follow His lead, but it seems like at the end of the race I feel this need to jump ahead of HIs plans and take control of the situation.

Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find, knock and the door will be opened to you. Matthew 7:7

This verse runs through my head. It says to ask and to seek. However, it also says that the door will be opened for me. It does not say that I can open the door.

Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth. Psalm 46:10

As I start this day, I am going to spend some time being still and listening. I am going to try to wait patiently on the Lord and not jump ahead of Him. I am waiting to see if He will open the door to my heart desires or if He will lead me through another open door.

1 comment:

Tracey said...

I needed this encouragement today! Truly waiting on the Lord has to be one of the most difficult things to do in my Christian life. May God grant you wisdom and patience in your own season of waiting!