This morning was tough for me.
I thought it was bigger than I could handle.
I couldn’t really pray that much, but that’s ok:
“And the Holy Spirit helps us in our weakness. For example, we don’t know what God wants us to pray for. But the Holy Spirit prays for us with groanings that cannot be expressed in words. And the Father who knows all hearts knows what
the Spirit is saying, for the Spirit pleads for us believers in harmony with God’s own will. (Romans 8:26-27 NLT)”
I sat here listening to worship songs, fully worshiping God:
And all I could do was worship for an hour.
Then, I was led to Romans 8:18-39 (a friend posted a status on Facebook, I went to that verse then followed the footnotes to Romans 8)
These are a few specific verses that really met me where I was:
1) I was a bit overwhelmed by everything I am doing:
Yet what we suffer now is nothing compared to the glory he will reveal to us later. For all creation is waiting eagerly for that future day when God will reveal who his children really are. (Romans 8:18-19 NLT)
And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them. For God knew his people in advance, and he chose them to become like his Son, so that his Son would be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters. And having chosen them, he called them to come to him. And having called them, he gave them right standing with himself. And having given them right standing, he gave them his glory. (Romans 8:28-30 NLT)
2) I felt separated from Gods love because I thought I wasn’t “doing enough for God“:
“Can anything ever separate us from Christ’s love? Does it mean he no longer loves us if we have trouble or calamity, or are persecuted, or hungry, or destitute, or in danger, or threatened with death?
No, despite all these things, overwhelming victory is ours through Christ, who loved us. (Romans 8:35, 37 NLT)”
I’m so thankful that He’s ever present in my times of need.
He really sorted me out!
I feel awesome and I’m blogging again.
I urge you never to give up or give in to feelings of defeat, shame or guilt.
Have a blessed day!!