Over the last few weeks I have been keen to listen and understand what is the will of God in this season. This pursuit has led me to intesify my closet time and pursuit of God’s presence. I cannot share everything I have experienced for now but by and by I will be sharing as the Lord enables me.
I can sum it all up by few words. Trust and Faith in Him. Six months before the Pandemic broke, I visited a family of my parishioners, as I left they gave me a cartoon of hand sanitizer and a dispenser. It was an odd gift at the time. I didn’t think much about it. When I got home I put the cartoon on the back porch and forgot about it.
As you know by the time reality of corona virus hit one of the rare commodity and essential at the moment was hand sanitizer. I came home from a meeting and my husband was frustrated that the stores were out of sanitizer and toilet paper. The Church had not closed down by then and we needed to have sanitizers available not only at home but also in church. Just then I remembered we have a whole cartoon at the back porch. I looked at that and ruled out coincidence.
My father in heaven knew that this would happen and in His loving kindness He equipped us. To many that may seem like nothing but to me it was great assurance that He is in control.
Isaiah 38:4-8, 21-22
Then the word of the LORD came to Isaiah: “Go and say to Hezekiah, Thus says the LORD, the God of David your father: I have heard your prayer; I have seen your tears. Behold, I will add fifteen years to your life. I will deliver you and this city out of the hand of the king of Assyria, and will defend this city.
“This shall be the sign to you from the LORD, that the LORD will do this thing that he has promised: Behold, I will make the shadow cast by the declining sun on the dial of Ahaz turn back ten steps.” So the sun turned back on the dial the ten steps by which it had declined.
Now Isaiah had said, “Let them take a cake of figs and apply it to the boil, that he may recover.” Hezekiah also had said, “What is the sign that I shall go up to the house of the LORD?”
I am trusting God to not only provide the means but also that He is giving clear divine instructions on how we will overcome at this time.
Hezekiah asked for a sign after weeping and crying to God to add Him more time. God spoke to Isaiah and gave him the remedy for Hezekiah boil. As we pray let’s also listen to His divine leading.
I [the Lord] will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with My eye upon you.
Psalm 32:8 AMPC
One thing that will keep us afloat is totally depending on God in this uncertain times.
And I will bring the blind by a way that they know not; I will lead them in paths that they have not known. I will make darkness into light before them and make uneven places into a plain. These things I have determined to do [for them]; and I will not leave them forsaken.
Isaiah 42:16 AMPC
Allow Him to lead you. For Iam completely assured that He is in control.