I chose to follow the path of Christ a little over a year ago and ever since then, my life has been a whirlwind of fantastic moments and moments that made me feel like my world was falling apart. Many great moments would be followed by unexpected events, I soon found out that once I began to live in Christ, my old self and my old ways weren’t going to get me by anymore. I was following God and doing things the ways I’d always done them but then, all those amazing things that were happening when I first began stopped occurring. I soon started to think that maybe I was doing the whole Christian thing wrong…and I was. I was leaning onto my own understanding instead of trusting in his word.
In his word, it is said that, you should trust the in lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; but in all ways, acknowledge him and he will make your paths straight – Proverbs 3:5-6
I was trying to fix all my problems on my own and at the same time allowing the enemy to use me to not only harm myself but also, those that I cared about. Instead of acknowledging God and trusting that he would get me out of whatever problem I was in, I was living in the situation and allowing for it to mess with me not only emotionally, but mentally.
The enemy come to steal, kill and destroy – John 10:10
One of the worst feelings is being in a horrible situation and feeling like everything around you is crumbling as well
In his word, it is said that, He will never leave us nor forsake us – Deuteronomy 31:6.
The situation looks bad and feels worst, but trust that God is always there. Through the good he walks with you and through the bad, he carries you. A year later, I’m still a baby Christian but I can say that I’m a lot more seasoned at handling situations that align with Gods will. Nowadays when I’m going through something I think back to the last obstacle and how God was able to help me get over that. You can’t just thank God when things are going good, you have to thank him even in those moments when your on the edge of tears and your heart is breaking…it is in those moments where your faith is tested and also in those moments where your strength is found.
So I challenge you to speak to him, open up to him and give it all to him. He can carry the load that’s too heavy for you, you don’t have to do it alone. Trust God! It will be the best decision you’ve ever made.
God Bless You All!!!