O my soul, praise God!
All my life long I’ll praise God,
singing songs to my God as long as I live.
3-9 Don’t put your life in the hands of experts
who know nothing of life, of salvation life.
Mere humans don’t have what it takes;
when they die, their projects die with them.
Instead, get help from the God of Jacob,
put your hope in God and know real blessing!
God made sky and soil,
sea and all the fish in it.
He always does what he says—
he defends the wronged,
he feeds the hungry.
God frees prisoners—
he gives sight to the blind,
he lifts up the fallen.
God loves good people, protects strangers,
takes the side of orphans and widows,
but makes short work of the wicked.
10 God’s in charge—always.
Zion’s God is God for good!
Hallelujah! Psalm 147 The Message Version
God is in Charge Always! He is good, always!
God is good. I need to learn to trust that He is. And, intellectually I do understand that. But, I need to grow that trust deep in soul. Even when He leads me through struggles, pain, and challenges, He is good. He will test and grow our faith.
Yet, I sit here in fear, and doubt, and worry. Second guessing every move. I need to continue to ask Him what I am being taught, what I need to learn in the storms, not why is the storm happening. I in fact have already seen how God has used my struggle to help a dear friend. Sometimes our own steps to get help will encourage others to do the same. And, I am taking a step that may bring me the same healing.
I also know that I have been prideful, trying to it all my own. I acknowledge that it is God who provides. When I have had these fears and doubts in the past He has blessed me with provision beyond basic needs. I need to share this blessing.
I need to acknowledge my defiance and disobedience and trust in Him. To do as he says and leads. So, I put these thought out here, hoping to help and encourage. I feel I have been defiant by not doing so. Please don’t read this as arrogance. I am just a regular guy, I have no special theological training. But, I a learning that when God tells me to do something, I need to do it. So, this blog will look a little different from now on. I will speak more about His word. I hope that I will also be able to share any insight or knowledge I might have in sales, leadership,music, and art. But, more importantly, I hope to Glorify Him!
I don’t know where this is going, I hope you will come along with me for the ride and adventure as I let go of me.