When Everything Fails
Families find it difficult to make ends meet, wonderful people are going out of jobs, investors are losing substantial financial investments, many are undergoing health complications and depression, many have been rendered homeless, and the situations are endless.
Today the world stands at the threshold of the unknown. Before us lies a time and season where no one seems to know the outcome. It looks like humanity has been transported to another planet within two years. Who knows what we will find? What new experiences or changes will come our way? What unique needs will arise? Despite the uncertainty before us, I have a cheerful and comforting message for you today.
The current global situation is alarming, gas and fuel hikes, wars and rumors of war, food shortage, protests, political instability, and social unrest, to mention a few. Even the leaders seem not to have any solution for all these imploding states of affairs.
Families find it difficult to make ends meet, wonderful people are going out of jobs, investors are losing substantial financial investments, many are undergoing health complications and depression, many have been rendered homeless, and the situations are endless. Someone once said, “if life were always smooth and level, the boring sameness would weigh us down. We need the valleys and the hills.” The hills collect the rain for hundreds of fruitful valleys. And so it is with us! The difficulty encountered on the hills drives us to the throne of grace and brings the showers of blessing.
The world is getting more complicated, and the system and our politicians have failed us. Our government has also failed. What next? Who do we turn to? May I let you know that the Lord is our only Source of hope and supply? In Him are springs, fountains, and streams that will never be cut off or run dry. There is peace beyond human understanding in Him because He is the Prince of Peace. To those who are anxious and thus, seek Him, there is the gracious promise of our heavenly Father.
He never fails nor disappoints His own: If He is the Source of our mercies, mercy will never fail us. No heat or drought can dry the “river whose streams make glad the city of God” (Psalm. 46:4). God’s hills are a gracious protection for His people against their foes! We cannot see what loss, sorrow, and trials are accomplishing.
We need only to trust the Lord Almighty to come near, take our hand, and lead us in all our ways. It will be good and blessed. He will lead us on paths we do not know; Upward He leads us. Though our steps are slow, even when we faint and falter on the way, though storms and darkness obscure the day, when the clouds are gone, and everything around us seems to have collapsed and hopeless, He leads us on.
Through all the unquiet year, navigate us through losses, sorrows, and dark and evil days; He will lead you to a promised land flowing with milk and honey.
Turn to Him and surrender your all to the Lord Jesus Christ. He will take it from there. I am praying for you always.
Do not hesitate to encourage a friend or family with this.
God bless you always.