You have a dream. You have felt the calling. You know it’s what you are meant to do. Yet you have hit roadblock after roadblock.
And waiting some more.
The failures, “no’s”, and doors seemingly slammed in your face have left you feeling unworthy.
But unworthy is not what God has for us.
He sees the whole picture and is walking you through a season of preparation.During the wait,God sees the whole picture and is walking you through a season of preparation #ChosenandWorthy @MissionalWomen Click To Tweet
As the mother to Isaac, who became one of three Patriarchs to the Israelites, Sara had once been an elderly barren woman grappling with desperation.
As the Vizier, the second most powerful man in Egypt next to Pharaoh, Joseph had once been unloved, despised, and thrown into a pit.
Known as the man most after God’s own heart, King David spent years on the run in the wilderness waiting for His crowning moment of King.
Each spent years in preparation for a God-given purpose that didn’t come easy. A purpose still impacting our world today.
I wonder, over time, did Sara feel shame for being unable to bear children? Did Joseph question his worth when his own brothers inflicted evil upon him? Did David doubt whether he’d really ever assume the role as King?
I think most of us have been in this place at least once in our lifetime. A place where the season of waiting doesn’t make sense anymore. A place where our flesh pushes to the edge of our emotions.Does the long wait have you questioning EVERYTHING? #ChosenandWorthy #identity #waiting @MissionalWomen Click To Tweet
It’s in these times, when the dream is detoured, we hear the whispers of the enemy calling us unworthy.
But, sweet sister, if this is where you are, can I lookinto your eyes, and say, “Stop?”
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Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him. –James 1:12
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