We spend a great deal of time running away from things we know are true. We deny these things, suppress them, and pretend they aren’t so — but all the while, the truth is still there waiting to be dealt with. Closing the blinds doesn’t make the sun go away.
I am learning to wait on the Lord and yield to His purposes as He gradually reveals them, and learning to receive each day whatever comes from His hand, with gratitude. Whatever happens, I trust that He is waiting for me at the end of the path, and that will keep me moving forward.
Among those who question the legitimacy of religious faith, it is often said that such faith is simply “wishful thinking.” By way of rebuttal, I want to suggest another definition of faith: “reasoned confidence.”
The Scriptures constitute the only authority that will never fail us, and we need to meditate on the importance of letting the Bible make our decisions for us, always giving its principles priority in our thought processes.