We all face times in our lives when we wonder if we are alone. Deep down we know we are not alone, but the question still haunts us. What if God does not show up? What if I am alone? What if this situation never changes? But the truth is, we have a choice and the choice is to trust in a God that never fails, even when we don’t understand. Our character is defined in the times we feel like we are waiting on God.
BIG IDEA: God is more concerned with my character than He is my calendar.
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Dear brothers and sisters, whenever trouble comes your way, let it be an opportunity for joy. For when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully developed, you will be strong in character and ready for anything.
James 1:2-4 (NLT)
I will climb up to my watchtower and stand at my guardpost. There I will wait to see what the Lord says and how he will answer my complaint.
Habakkuk 2:1 (NLT)
“Be still and know that I am God.”
Psalm 46:10 (NLT)
Then the Lord said to me, “Write my answer plainly on tablets, so that a runner can carry the correct message to others.
Habakkuk 2:2 (NLT)
What do you do when you’re in the dip?
- 1. Stop
- 2. Listen
- 3. Write
- 4. Wait