Jul 27, 2011

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All Things Are Beautiful In Gods Time [Part 2]

Hi Jesus loves you.

Today’s post is a continuation of the last post. Remain blessed

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I personally, also have testimonies of God making all things beautiful in His time. One of such testimonies is when my husband and I believed God for $1000 equivalent in our currency (Naira) in the year 1999. Then, that amount was far beyond us but we wanted to exercise our faith. We believed God for a whole year. Every morning during our prayers we would thank God for this provision. Finally, the money came in an amazing way. We were posted to another country and needed money to resettle in the new place. Few hours before our departure, God sent a vessel to bless us with $1000 exactly. I believe that if we received it earlier we would have spent it and still have had challenge financially to resettle in the new place. Gods time was truly the best for us.

Impatience is a destroyer of destinies. Not waiting for Gods time can cost you more than you bargained for. King Saul in I Samuel 13, made an unlawful sacrifice because he couldn’t wait for the man of God to come. This cost him his throne. Also, when Moses went ahead of Gods time to try to save the Israelites, he had to run away for his life (Exodus 2-3). But when it was time according to God, he went as a god to Pharaoh (Exodus 7:1) and delivered the Israelites (Exodus 14:30-31).

Another example of consequences of impatience is when people are suffering in their marriages because they couldn’t wait for God’s intervention any longer. They went ahead to marry their spouses despite all checks in their spirit. Some felt they were getting too old while others made their decisions based on their fleshly desires and not the word of God.

Truly, waiting on God will take faith and a lot of discipline but it’s worth it at the end. You may not know when or how but your latter end will be greater than your beginning. People may mock and laugh at you but if you will trust God and His word, they will turn around to laugh with you like Sarah. Receiving your desires at Gods time will overshadow the days or years you didn’t receive your desires. All things are beautiful in His time.

Before I conclude, I will like to point out that sometimes people are actually the source of delay to their desires being granted. As much as God is interested in satisfying our heart desires, He is more interested in our relationship with Him and our all round growth.

Some of the reasons people don’t receive their answers even when it’s God timing include:

  • People want the created and not the creator. They are only interested in what God can give them and not a relationship with God.  Matthew 15:8
  • The glory will not go to God. God’s glory He will not share with any other. Isaiah 42:8
  • Their desires are for wrong reasons. God does not waste His blessings. James 4:3
  • Lack of faith and trust.  Some people pray without actually believing that God will answer and that disqualifies them from receiving their answers. God needs you to trust Him absolutely. Hebrews 11:6

Gods timing may not be your timing but you need to depend absolutely on Him. He made you and His thoughts towards you are thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you an expected end (Jeremiah 29:11). Flowing with Gods time will cause you to enjoy beauty and glory. It may not look like it now, but hold on to the end. God will surely make all things beautiful in His time for you.

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  1. I can only say Hallelujah to this one! it is so true. we definitely need patience and discipline to wait for God’s timing.

    • Hallelujah! Thanks for commenting Mandu.

      • Hi Ngozi
        I thank-God for your life.Your message confirmed to me what the HOLY SPIRIT had spoken to my heart this day 10/2/2013.
        I heard that sweet small voice as my heart cried out ” How long Lord?.”
        The Spirit of God spoke , ” He makes everything beautiful in His time.May God bless and prosper the work of your ministry and cause His face to shine upon your home in the mighty name of Jesus.
        Can I forward these articles to others with your consent and they can decided to join your your newsletter.
        I send out private devotion to a group of people in various countries. It would be encouraging for them to receive this article as part of a devotion on “Waiting on God”
        Remain Blessed Sister.
        Mary

        • God bless you Mary.
          Praise God for the confirmation.
          God will surely perfect all that concerns you in His time.
          Yes, please feel free to forward any article you desire.
          Peace.

  2. I have been going through storm for one year. I’ve been praying and trusting God to end the storm, but it kept raging.

    I had a dream last night, I was in a teaching session. A question was asked about the interpretation of a particular scripture which I could not remember when I woke up. But all I remember was that I stood up, went to the front of the class to answer the question.

    My answer was: ” For me personally, the scripture in question means that all things works together for good ….Rom 8:28, and all also, the book of Ecc. says all things are beautiful in God’s time.” That was my response then I woke up slightly later and remembered the dream. I stumbled into your website (stepswithgod.com) when I immediately logged on to the internet to know where exactly in Ecclesiastes the above quoted scripture was; because I know about Rom 8:28. I saw many write ups and post on the screen of the laptop, I decided to click on similar title on stepswithgod.com – I read part one and two, it was custom made for me. I realized that God continued speaking to me through this piece after the dream. I just give God all the glory, and I believe you deserve the blessing. God will continually use your hands as pen of a prolific poet in Jesus name Amen.

    N:B I know I have this calling to write, but I have not known how to go about it. Please can you advise me on how to open my own website or start a blog. I believe I can share my thoughts, experiences, and be a blessing others as you have been to me. God bless.

    • Glory to God! Thanks Ikenna for your comment. It is very encouraging.
      I say amen to the prayers.
      May God richly bless you, and speedily calm the storm while you emerge as a stronger spiritual giant.

  3. Akinfe Stanley says:

    Thank u pastorfor this Wonderfull word of God.

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