We feel hopeless and we feel like it won’t work out for our best and for the way that we would like.
We think, man how can God fix this? How can this turn around? How can God make something good out of this.
What can God do?
Today, friends, I tell you, God is able. No matter what is happening in your world, in your life, no matter how bad it may look, God is able.
Listen to what Paul says today in Romans 4:18-21 about Abraham.
In hope he believed against hope, that he should become the father of many nations, as he had been told, “So shall your offspring be.” He did not weaken in faith when he considered his own body, which was as good as dead (since he was about a hundred years old), or when he considered the barrenness of Sarah’s womb. No distrust made him waver concerning the promise of God, but he grew strong in his faith as he gave glory to God, fully convinced that God was able to do what he had promised.
Abraham was promised that he would be the father of many nations. He was promised by God that he would be a light to the Gentiles.
But, it took a long time coming. He was promised a son, but it didn’t come on his schedule, it came on God’s schedule. It didn’t come on his time, it came on God’s time.
And he still believed. He still believed that God would keep His word, and do what He said He would do, even when the timing and schedule was not what he wanted.
He knew, that no matter what, God is able. He trusted God.
Today, no matter what is going on in your life, God is able. He is.
Trust. God is good, He is merciful, He is good. Have faith.
Even if it looks hard and tough ahead, God is able. Believe in Him. Trust in Him.
He will not fail you. He won’t. He is able.
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