Have you ever done this:
Pray for something you want.
Wonder why you’ve been given it.
Complain about it.
I realized this morning that I am doing just that!
I may not be exactly like the Israelites in that I think they were complaining because they didn’t appreciate/didn’t recognize what they had been given.
I recognize it.
I’m just questioning why He has given it to me.
Who am I that He is concerned for me? How can I possibly be worthy of the blessings He continues to rain down on me. Rains down on me because I have the boldness and the faith to ask Him! Why would He bother with such minute things?
He gave me the answers this morning. He continues to do this for me because:
1. I asked Him.
2. He is growing my faith.
3. He is growing those around me.
4. He is helping me overcome my unbelief.
5. For His pleasure.
6. For His Glory.
Shouldn’t that be enough? Shouldn’t I take Him at His word? Come to think of it…isn’t it a sin that I’m not?
And in that incredible Way that passes all understanding, He led me here.
As sweet Joanne reminded me this morning…
God is good. All the time.