My friend was sharing with me today of how The Lord was clearly showing her through His word some of the plans He has for her and I thought. Wow, what a concept?
"Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known."(Jeremiah 33:3 ESV)
I'm going to paint you a mental picture-
Your sitting at the desk with the phone in your hand and all you hear is that annoying beep beep sound telling you that you haven't dialed the number yet... And until someone else comes into the room seeing if you are off... You realize that you haven't even dialed.
I was reading through some of my old old posts about God providing and showing Himself faithful. I'm always amazed of how God chooses to bless and provide and speak. But have you noticed that in times of heart ache and desperation we seem to be more "in tune" with The Lord. Why is that? I think, because we are not only picking up the phone, but dialing the number, we are in a position of seeking and asking. Then I think man, we have COMPLETE access... No limit on minutes or bad connections and no time frame of when we can reach God...why do we wait for desperate times? It's kinda funny how I will take all my issues that need answer or guidance to everyone first but The Lord. Yet, HE has all the answers. So let's go back to the desk with the phone in hand, and nothing is wrong per say in life all is well and you just start talking to The Lord and you share your heart with HIM and when it seems like you really don't need answers the Lord is showing you his plans.
I ask a lot of questions in my head, not praying but hoping that somehow I will find that answer,that I don't need to dial the number, that I can figure it out on my own.
Until... I am still and quiet do I realize that... Going to Jesus is way better.
I also have figured out. And mind you I a kinda slow...that when I am not in the WORD daily, I'm not building up my armor, I'm not in COMMUNICATION with my Jesus. So how can I get any answers from Him if I haven't even dialed the number? If I haven't even opened my Word?
"I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears."(Psalms 34:4 ESV)