Total Repair ... Guaranteed!
Everyone wants a 'quick fix'. And when you are the sole person involved in a 'fix' ... that may just happen for 'you'. But our lives are not our own. God is doing more with you than simply restoring YOUR need in your individual situation.
There are countless people, many of which we know, who need a 'Real Fix'. And if something is not repaired correctly, it is bound to break again soon! While God is operating on Us ... the benefits of such an operation are meant also ... for those around us - who need what we are receiving.
We must bear up and remain unselfish ... for the benefit and help that God intends for others who view what is happening to Us.
When God restores us to our former, or even greater, strength (joy), He makes Complete and Thorough Repairs. In doing so, our Patience is stretched, and our Faith is increased. This is never an easy thing to endure.
It is like the pre-teen who suddenly develops new muscle and grows 3 inches in a short number of months. Lots of Chemicals (hormones) are mixing inside of them! Their cells are dividing or multiplying at enormous rates.
Spiritually speaking, a process not unlike this occurs when the 'INSIDE' of the inside of a Man or Woman is 'under the knife' by the skilled hands of the Great Physician.
Many people begin with God and 'allow' Him to make the repairs. But they grow wearisome soon after. They have lived so long under the Command of the Flesh that they have forgotten the joy and power of walking in the Spirit of God.
It becomes an undesired yoke. Because ... it requires a 'dying to the flesh'. Few then, understand the true and everlasting benefits of this kind of daily dying. And they cast off this 'training' of God like an unwanted 'thing'.
If God is 'Restoring You' ... recognize the seriousness of the Restoration Project that YOU present to God. (I am speaking to People WHO 'know the Lord' and not simply to those outside of the Faith!)
Down the Street, from my home, there is a Stone Church which is in need of very serious repairs. The building is now completely surrounded by a metal Fence to keep people 'AWAY'. Churches are made to 'bring people IN'. But this one cannot do what it was made to 'do' until very serious repairs are had to it.
People are not much different. If your entire life has been torn apart by 'something' - give it any name you want, your 'Repair', if worked to completion ... might have to do with some serious 'Demolition'.
God IS not only THE Authority on Restoration ... but He is also a Demolition Expert. He Guarantees to Make YOU NEW. But YOU must put yourself into His hands and fully trust His Skill AND His Compassion. Because I can promise you ... some Repairs are really REALLY going to hurt!
And only people who have passed through the Full Process ... understand what I am talking about. The Mocker seeks to shortchange the truth of this and says ... 'No Sweat .. MY GOD can do it in the Twinkling of an Eye!' But when I look at those lives who have been repaired so 'easily' I see 'stuff' that is broken from the Front Bumper to the Rear Bumper.
Do it God's Way ... Let Him Repair YOU Totally! So that He may say yet concerning you: "This is My Servant! A Man or a Woman AFTER MY own Heart!"