“Let all that I am praise the Lord; may I never forget the good things he does for me. He forgives all my sins and heals all my diseases. He redeems me from death and crowns me with love and tender mercies.”- Psalm 103:2-4
We all go through spiritual dry places. We have moments and even seasons of time where our hearts begin to wonder:
Lord have you forgotten me here?
When will your promises come to pass?
We begin to despair like the prophet Habakkuk:
How long Lord…how much longer must I cry out before you will listen Don’t you see my desperate situation? (see Habakkuk 1:2)
There are plenty of times when what we see in the natural does not align with God’s promises in our lives and we being to doubt that we will ever see the promise come to pass. In these times there are countless bible verses to reflect on that give us hope: Abraham & Sarah, Hannah, Ruth – all are great reminders of the faithfulness of God.
But I would challenge you, as the Lord has challenged me in dry seasons, to make it personal.
Set intentional time aside to remember His work in your own life. The times when He made a way where they was NO way.
The times when he moved despite circumstance, despite what people said, despite the odds and the doctor’s report.
Remember the time when He stepped in and moved on your behalf despite your weariness and wavering faith.
Take comfort and remember. The same God back then is the same God who will fulfill His promise to you.
He is the same God who is seated on the throne today. He is the same God who heard your pleas and prayers and IS CURRENTLY MOVING on your