God Has His Own Goals

There are so many of us fighting against the unknown, clinging to faith, because we have nothing else. Remember it is the meek that will inherit the earth.

Three Iron Nails

I forget that God is real. That Jesus is real. I hold onto a thought — “Please God, let this happen.” As if, if what I want doesn’t happen, God has let go of me. As if God’s with me less if I don’t get a job when I’m unemployed.

But God is real; he’s holding me, and he has his own goals. God’s goals for me are his own, of his choosing. He may want me to be unemployed for a while. He may want me to move. I can trust in the things he’s told me — the eternal things. He’ll never leave me nor forsake me (Deuteronomy 31:6). He died for me. I’m valuable to him. Jesus died for me — so he’ll never forget me. I matter to him, so much, that he gave up his life for me.

So when I panic over my circumstances…

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