I think it's safe to say we've ALL been here. In fact, many of us are there right now!
Even when you take that all important step to follow Christ, it doesn't mean all of your worldly problems go "poof" in the night.
In fact, Jesus warns us of this.
"In this world you will have trouble." (John 16:33)
Maybe it's an addiction, problems at work, an illness, loneliness, a marriage, etc., where you've finally said, "Father, I can't fix this on my own, please help me!". But then what do you do? You want to check on God's progress, as if somehow He's going to screw it up or will need your help lol.
When you turn an issue over to the Lord, leave it in His capable hands, and get out of the way. If He wants you to do something, don't worry, He'll let you know.
Even when things don't seem to be resolving as quickly as you'd like, remember this.
"Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding;" (Proverbs 3:5)
What God is saying is, "relax, I know what I'm doing, even if it doesn't make any sense to you right now".
God's interest may not necessarily be your issue of the moment, but instead, what's best for you in the long run.
"For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways," declares the LORD. (Isaiah 55:8)
If something is going on that you don't understand, be at peace, because He DOES.
Oh, and by the way, here's how John 16:33 ends, and Proverbs 3:"6" .
"But take heart! I have overcome the world." (John 16:33)
"in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight." (Proverbs 3:6)
Jesus promises that if you accept Him into your heart and follow Him, He will make ALL things right in the end (regardless of your current circumstances).
Don't get bogged down in the worry of today. Give your life over to Christ if you haven't yet. And if you have, don't be too concerned over the current battle, because you've already won the war!
Trust God to use whatever is going on for your good. He loves you and will see you through it.
"And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose." (Romans 8:28)
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