“Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful” (Hebrews 10:23 NKJ).
God knew there would be times when we would be tempted to waver in our confession of hope. Maybe you are believing for something and you’re starting to think, “Is this really for me? Will this really ever happen?” If that’s you today, remember, He who promised is faithful! And His faithfulness doesn’t depend on your ability to figure it all out. His faithfulness doesn’t depend on the plans we can make or the scenarios we can come up with; He’s faithfulness depends on His Word which never changes!
Declare His Word and hold on to your confession of hope today. Be confident that God can make a way when there seems to be no way. Even when your mind may waver, don’t allow your confession to waver. Declare that God is working behind the scenes on your behalf. Declare that He Who began a good work in you is faithful to complete it. Remember, there is power in your words and power when your words are in agreement with His Word. As you hold on to your confession of hope, you’ll see His faithfulness, and you’ll move forward into victory in every area of your life.
Remember, when you feel an unrest, an uneasiness inside, that’s not God trying to keep something from you. That’s God trying to get something better to you. Now don’t be hardheaded. Don’t have to settle for second best.
If you’ll let God lead you, He will do more than you can ask or think. Job put it this way. “God speaks to us in different ways but we don’t always hear His voice.” God is constantly speaking to you. My question is, “Are you tuned in?” Pay attention to what you’re feeling down inside: the promptings, the suggestions; the uneasiness. Remember, He speaks in a still small voice. You’re not going to hear Him by accident. Listening to Him has to be a priority.
Today, I encourage you, be sensitive to Him. Don’t override the warnings. Don’t ignore the alarms. Let peace act as the umpire in your heart. If you’ll do this, God promises He will lead you, guide you, protect you. He’ll show you His favor if you’ll wait for His best!
“My sheep hear my voice, and I know them and they follow me.” (John 10:27, ESV).
When you are facing a challenge, it’s easy to want to run to a friend or talk about it with a neighbor. But at some point, you have to stop and say, “God, I rest in You. I know You have me in the palm of Your hand.” Remember, our battles are spiritual battles. The people in your life aren’t your enemy, the forces of darkness are. When you choose to be still and know that the Greater One lives on the inside of you, you are saying to the whole world, “I trust God. He is my Defender.” When you choose to believe in Him, you will enter into His rest.
Remember, the battle belongs to the Lord. As you are still before Him, as you tune out the distractions of the world and lean into Him, you will find rest and experience His victory and blessing in every area of your life.