Dear brothers and sisters in Jesus Christ,
May the peace of the lord be with you and your family.
I would like start with my favourite verse from Jeremiah which reads as follows
“Jeremiah 29:11 The lord promises his plans for us,for each one of us and yes,they are the plans that the heavenly Father has planned .Moreover the plans are not normal plan,they are plans to prosper us and not to harm.”
Jesus Christ who is con-substantial with the Father wants us to trust in his plans rather than our own plans.Yes ,its true that we make a plenty of plans ,However ,you believe it or not ,only the Lord’s plans will come to pass in our life.Because we are his children and only the creator has control on our lives.
We as less faithful and due to our shaking faith,we tend to feel worried, anxious and we become reluctant to accept the plans of the lord.That is ,when things go not as we expected ,we feel anxious and worked out.But the lord gives his promise in Joshua as “Joshua 1:9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”
Accept the lord and know that he is with you all time and he will be always with you!
In Mathew chapter 6, he urges us to seek his kingdom so that things will be given to us out of his bounty.Because there is nothing greater than his kingdom,The house of the heavenly father,our creator.“Matthew 6:33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.”
Now few of you may question me asking “how do I accept and allow his plans in my life?”.Yes,here is the key.In proverbs 3:5-6 he gives us the guidance.That is by only trusting in the lord with all you heart and by not leaning on your own wisdom. “Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”
I understand that it not easy as reading the verse,however you got to trust in him because the truth is that nothing comes to pass without his knowledge ,for only he does the things.
Now comes the question of knowing about WILL OF THE LORD or his plans for us in our life.That is to obtain the wisdom that is needed to obey his will.In James 1:5 he gives us the key for it. “James 1:5 If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.”
Dear brothers and sister,If the heavenly father could give his only one son for us ,for our salvation,if we ask for anything in his name,how much more he can give to us??Yes he will grant our wishes and plans if it is good for our life and good for our soul.
In Mathew 6:10 we read “your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven“.Let us make sincere efforts to trust the lord and surrender our plans in the hands of the lord so that he guides us for the good ,because ONLY HIS PLANS WILL COME TO PASS.
As I wrap this write-up ,want to close it with this verse. “Psalm 143:10 Teach me to do Your will, For You are my God; Let Your good Spirit lead me on level ground.”
Lord,I acknowledge you with all of my heart ,only you can bring salvation.Forgive my sins and pour out your mercy on me ,guide my ways ,filter my plans for doing good and only for your glory.Lord with the little faith that I have,I wish to surrender my plans into your hands.”LET YOUR WILL BE DONE ON ME”