Daily encouragement as you follow His path

Times of Trouble

on December 30, 2011

When life deals you lemons, you’re supposed to make lemonade.  Right?  Most of us lean a little harder on the Lord when trouble comes knocking.  Are we listening for a word from Him?  Or, are we just looking for a quick fix so that we can get back to life as it was before?  Sometimes, in the midst of trials, God is trying to get your attention.  He is using the situation to remind you that He should be the center of your life.  Throughout hardships, we try especially hard to tune our ears to what God is saying.  Do we follow His voice if we don’t like or agree with what He is instructing us to do?  Are we willing to do as He says when we don’t understand?  Obeying God is difficult sometimes on a good day.  It can feel downright impossible during trying times.  However, in order to live better lives, we must follow God no matter what.  Lean not unto your own understanding…


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