Philippians 4:19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in
glory by Christ Jesus.
experience has taught me is that I need Jesus every hour of every day. Alone I
am beggarly, weak and sorrowful. Even when I am with Him if I should turn my
eye even for a second to look upon what I want, I am filled with shame for just
looking away. We are human and at the core of our humanity is neediness. I am a
2 Corinthians 9:8 And God is able to make all grace abound
toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to
every good work:
sufficiency in things is for the abounding good work. Christ is my sufficiency
for that purpose but I am still a needy human. I want more of the only thing I
Luke 10:41-42 And Jesus answered and said unto her,
Martha, Martha, thou art careful and troubled about many things: But one thing is needful: and Mary
hath chosen that good part, which shall not be taken away from her.
The more I
try to be like Mary, the more I see the Martha in myself, careful but troubled.
Psalm 121:3 He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will
Do you ever get the feeling that you are not
If you are in God’s will He will not allow any
outside force to move you from His will. That doesn’t mean you cannot choose to
walk outside His will but why would you?
Psalm 121:7 The Lord shall preserve thee
from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul.
in His will has a preservation promise. The sign for understanding the boundaries
of His will are not marked on map. They are measured in the peace of God.
Isaiah 26:3 Thou wilt keep him in
perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.
you begin to approach the boundaries of God’s will you will start losing that
perfect peace. Some might want to call this a good conscience but I do not. The
good conscience is meant to keep you from sinning and stays with you even if
you are not in God’s will at the moment.
of you that have been in a healthy loving relationship with your spouse might
understand this better. You can sense when things are not right with your
spouse even though words have not been exchange. It is in the loving
relationship that peace is kept and guarded.
is why it is all important to nurture and protect your loving relationship with
God. If you feel that perfect peace has shifted, know it was not God nor the
enemy that caused it, but you by yourself.