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6.20.19 – He knows what we need —and what we don’t need.

It’s amazing to me the clarity that comes in the morning.

So often the day ends with questions, with wonderings, with no answers…

And then in the morning somehow as I sit down with the Lord He brings a clearness, a renewal, a refreshing—a comfort.

Maybe it’s because every single morning I know and expect the Lord to meet me, to give me that clarity, to speak to me. It’s our early morning time together, just me and Him having coffee with each other, having a heart to heart. ?☀️??

Thank you, Lord.

I am realizing that in this life, the Lord has promised to give us what we need

…not what we think we need.

There is a huge difference there. He knows what we need, and what we don’t need more than we do. He knows what is necessary, what is needed and what is not needed.

It’s easy to get caught up in dwelling in what we think we need, what we think needs to happen… but in the end, He knows truly what is needed, what is necessary, what is right.

That’s why when the enemy comes and tries to make us think,

“Oh you don’t have what you need. The Lord let you down, didn’t He?”

We’ve got to remember that God always knows better than we know, He always understands the situations we face more than we do. His understanding is far beyond our own understanding. His ways are higher than our ways.

“For just as the heavens are higher than the earth, so my ways are higher than your ways and my thoughts higher than your thoughts.” – Isaiah 55:9

So this morning, I am trusting and remembering that God understands my life with a far greater depth than I do. When I am tempted to believe that He hasn’t given me everything I need, that He hasn’t equipped me with the words for the moment, or the abilities for the situations, or the things I think I need to be able to “do” this life right… I’ve got to shut that lie down with this reminder…

“And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.” – Philippians 4:19

Guess what? If there is something I feel I am lacking, and I’ve asked the Lord in faith and it didn’t come like I wanted it to…. perhaps it wasn’t “needed” in the first place. I’ve got to trust that He knows what He’s doing.

God forgive me for losing trust in You sometimes, for allowing myself to wonder if You’ve let me down, or if I’ve messed up and missed something. You are faithful! You supply every need! You have all understanding. Help me to trust You when I don’t understand.

-Heather ?



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