Have you ever had a situation or circumstance in your life when it made you feel helpless and overwhelmed? I think we’ve all had similar situations arise. BUT, guess what? God hadn’t changed and He never will! Aren’t you so glad that God isn’t moved by circumstances?
You see, no matter what we are going through, God hasn’t changed! He is still the same – yesterday, today, and forever. However, we are the ones who view our present circumstances in light of our emotions. And that is not a good thing.
Nowhere in the Bible do you find that we are to govern ourselves by our emotions. We are to look to God and His Word – His promises – to determine what we shall do. He has the prefect map for us to follow and if we will follow it, we’ll have good success.
When challenging situations arise, go to the Word and find out what God has to say and then get on that Word and don’t quit ’til you get the desired results!
Too many times when people come up against a difficult situation, their first reaction is the same as the world’s reaction. And we know that their reactions are not founded on the Word of God.
Let me give you an example of what I’m talking about. If the weather report comes across your TV saying that in impending storm is on the way, what should you do?
The first thing I do is to confess God’s Word:
Isaiah 54:17 (KJV) 17 No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is of me, saith the LORD.
Psalm 91:10-11 (KJV) 10 There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.
11 For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.
Of course, I confess these scriptures, in faith, daily but even more when danger is imminent. That way I can have peace during the storm and focus on what I’m to do, not what the weather is doing.
I know that this can seem simplistic but it really works. Let me remind you that whatever you do must be done in faith or it won’t work. Scared prayers don’t work. In fact, scared prayers actually open the door for the enemy to come in and really mess things up.
So, here’s the bottom line: don’t wait for the bad circumstances to come before you start confessing God’s Word. Get into the Word and build up your arsenal of Word power soa that when situations arise, that’s what will come out of your heart and mouth.
Hebrews 13:8 (KJV) 8 Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.
Joshua 1:8 (KJV) 8 This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.
Joshua 1:8b (AMP) 8 … you shall deal wisely and have good success.