I’m sitting in the parking lot this morning at my job waiting. Waiting to go in because they won’t let us in until 8. This is been my routine for the last 6 weeks. Drive to Dallas get here at 7 and wait for an hour before I can go to work.
I begin asking the Lord to please go before me today. Then I had this thought. Am I asking the Lord to do something for me that he’s already doing? Better yet am I telling him to do something that he’s already doing?
Then my next thought was, where is the trust? I find more often than not when I have anxiety or fear it’s a lack of trust. You could say unbelief as well. Lord help me with my unbelief.
“The LORD is the one who goes ahead of you; He will be with you He will not fail you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.” Deuteronomy 31:8
‘The LORD your God who goes before you will Himself fight on your behalf…Deuteronomy 1:30
You go before me and follow me. You place your hand of blessing on my head. Psa 139:5 (NLT)
For the LORD will go before you, And the God of Israel will be your rear guard. Is 52:12
I will go before you and will level the mountains; I will break down gates of bronze and cut through bars of iron. Isa 45:2
To Him who led His people through the wilderness, For His lovingkindness is everlasting; Psa 136:16
I need to remember that God is laying out my path and setting my steps before me. When I think about the old Michael Jackson video Billie Jean where he’s walking on those lighted tiles the only ones that light up are the ones that he’s stepping on. I have to remember that He’s in my steps and He lights them up. He doesn’t worry about my past. He’s not worried about my future, just what He’s lighting up today.
This job in Dallas is almost over and if there’s one thing that I’ve learned. I haven’t been trusting the process.
I have been giving a huge lesson on perseverance.
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isa 41:10