Faithfully

He is the Maker of heaven and earth, the sea, and everything in them' He remains faithful forever. Psalms 146:6 NIV

Looking back over my life, I now see things that the Lord told me twenty-five years ago coming to pass. Things that I had put on the shelf, thinking that perhaps I had missed Him in some way, I am now living. There were a few times that I was convinced that I had ruined His plans for me. I went through a divorce, I had seasons of temper tantrums and bad attitudes after the death of a child. I was always happy to have His blessings, but things needed to go my way or I would pout.

Yes, looking back I am half ashamed of my walk. I had been an impetuous child, but I am still here and God is faithful. Through all of my mistakes, times where I knew it was wrong but did it anyway, God has been steady, unchanging and faithful. When I began to feel alone, it was always me that had once again wandered off, and He was always there when I would fall on the carpet and return in prayer.

Hang on to God. The things that the Lord has promised you in your heart will come to pass. When you fall, get up and try it again. God understands, He loves you and He has a plan for your life. Don't throw in the towel yet and don't give up on Him. Though you cannot see it coming and have almost forgotten, it will still arrive at the proper time. He will faithfully complete the work that He has begun in you.

Prayer: Father, complete your work in me and mold me into the vessel you desire, in the name of Jesus.

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