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a similar predicament when he was commanded by God to go to a foreign
country leaving behind all the securities and familiarity his homeland
had offered. Hebrews 11:8 records that "By faith Abraham . . .
obeyed and went, even though he did not know where he was going."
And later he was commended by God for His unswerving faith despite the
overwhelming obstacles that he faced. Reverend Charles Inwood wrote
that "When God is going to do something wonderful, he begins with
a difficulty." . . . When he is going to do something miraculous,
"He begins with an impossibility." God loves to defy odds,
accomplish the impossible, operate in the supernatural, and amaze us
with His creativity and power. We serve a big God---not one that is
confined and limited to our understanding and our ability to figure
out His ways. A
Today God is calling you to step out in faith and trust Him. Psalm 31:15 says, "My times are in your hands." Rest assured that God has you in His hands and if you know Him as your Savior He won't let go of you. Someone once said "To have a testimony you first need to have a test." Don't fear or shrink back from what God has appointed you to do. Today is the day of decision. God is asking you to believe that His power will equip you for what you are called to do. If He didn't think you were ready He would not have chosen you. The God who sees the beginning from the end, knows that this time of trusting Him in the midst of your doubts and fears is necessary preparation for upcoming blessings and the manifestation of His power. Romans 8:18 says, "Our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us." And that is a promise you can count on!
All Bible verse quotations on this page are from the New International version.