i've been doing my devotions via the book "Jesus Calling" by Sarah Young. it is so wonderful. every time i open it, i'm hit by truth and major issues (or the heart of the issue, rather) that i'm dealing with currently. this book has been a blessing. i have to give a shout out to ms.donna who gifted it to me for my birthday. thanks :)
i've been evaluating (based on messages and things i've been reading lately) my life as a christian. i've notice that i'm spending a lot of time thinking and praying for others. which is great and all, but i've been spending barely to no time focused on my personal relationship with God. and this is where the book has been great.
today i was challenged by fact that i "waste time and energy wishing for a different set of circumstances." what i need to do is to trust in Him enough to "yield to His design and purposes."
do you ever feel like that?
do you ever wish things were different?
doesn't it ALWAYS take your focus off God and reduce your trust in him?
But thus says the Lord,
he who created you, O Jacob,
he who formed you, O Israel;
"fear not, for I have redeemed you;
I have called you by name, you are mine"
Amen to that.