Welcome again to this week's word for the week. I always say that God has a sense of humor. By that I mean He will literally do things at times that are not ordinary but very necessary and powerful for us. This week He simply told me to challenge His people in a simple way so here we go. Can you go one whole week where you truly give everything to God and trust Him to fix it? Be careful of answering too quickly. It's not a trick question but you have to be sure it's something you're willing to endure.
Simply put, God said to stand still and see His salvation. You've tried all of the things you know how to do. Now it's time to let God do all of the things He needs to do. Yes, there are times when we need to take the first steps. However, there are times after that when we have gone as far as we can. Once we reach that point we need to step back and watch God. It sounds simple but it's a challenge to some of you.
Think about everything that has been of concern to you this week. Now, take all of it and give it to God. Not a part of it or just what you want to give Him. Give it ALL to Him. If you want to see God move quicker in your situation then you're going to have to trust Him sooner than later. You're going to have to take that first step of learning what it means to cast all of your cares upon Him. You're going to have to learn to leave some things at the altar and not even look back. This is a moment where you don't even peep. You give it to Him and you walk away not only trusting but knowing that it's already done! Are you up to the challenge in order to see more of God?
May the Lord continue to bless and keep you in His grace,
Bishop Carlos J. Lennon