I’m pretty sure that I learn something new every day. For example, I didn’t know that Heard County was the only county in Georgia who didn’t have any railroad tracks going through it until Georgia Power ran a small length of track to bring coal to the power plant. I don’t always keep track of it, but I do think I learn something new every day.
In my journey through the Word of God, I feel like I learn something new about Him. I might simply uncover a facet of His Character that I haven’t seen before. There’s so much more to Him than I could ever know. I do know this: I don’t want to be on the receiving end of His anger. The people who “picked on” Judah or Israel definitely didn’t forget the Lord God. Check this out….6 This is what the Lord God says: You have clapped your hands and stamped your feet; you have laughed about all the insults you made against the land of Israel. 7 So I will use my power against you. I will give you to the nations as if you were treasures taken in war. I will wipe you out of the lands so you will no longer be a nation, and I will destroy you. Then you will know that I am the Lord.’ (Ezekiel 25:6-7 NCV)
I want to know the Lord without Him having to make it abundantly clear to me that He’s alive and well. He is Creator and Sustainer of all that I see and know. I need to walk humbly before Him and trust Him with the outcome of my life.
There are times in my journey when I didn’t feel close to God. I felt like my prayers were bouncing off the ceiling and back in my lap. I know that “feelings are fickle” and can’t be trusted. I came up with a saying that simply spells it out…”Go with what you know until your feelings catch up.” There are times when the struggle is so crazy that I have no other choice but to trust in the Lord, His Presence and His Power. I may not “feel like” He’s there, but that doesn’t remove Him from Me. He makes promises in His Word and He KEEPS EVERY ONE! He is Faithful even when I’m not.
I’m going to go with what I KNOW of Him until my feelings catch up!Pressing On! Dwayne