Friday, January 15, 2010

We're Not Meant To Understand

We're not meant to understand
All that we endure,
But for His children God knows best,
In this we are secure.

We often try to analyze,
To reason it all out,
Which only leads to stress and strain
And fuels endless doubt.

Our circumstances He's designed
To show us what we need,
To purify us, to refine,
And closer to Him lead.

These trials often tumble
The earthly props we've used
To make us feel secure and safe,
The things we have misused.

All else becomes our idols
Until in God we trust,
With Him as our foundation
All else may turn to dust.

So know there is a purpose
In all that comes our way,
We'll grow in knowledge of our God
If we don't run away.

"When I think of the wisdom and scope of God's plan, I fall to my knees and pray to the father, the Creator of everything in heaven and on earth. I pray that from his glorious, unlimited resources he will give you mighty inner strength through his Holy Spirit. And I pray that Christ will be more and more at home in your hearts as you trust in him. May your roots go down deep into the soil of God's marvelous love. And may you have the power to understand, as all God's people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep his love really is. May you experience the love of Christ, though it is so great you will never fully understand it. then you will be filled with the fullness of life and power that comes from God.

Now glory be to God! By his mighty power at work within us, he is able to accomplish infinitely more than we would ever dare to ask or hope. May he be given glory in the church and in Christ Jesus forever and ever through endless ages. Amen." Ephesians 3:14-20 (New Living Translation)

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