Just a friendly reminder, God is in control. As crazy as 2020 is looking, He’s got this. He is not shocked by what is happening. He is not surprised. He is not asleep on the job. He is still on His throne and all of it is part of His greater plan. He’s got this.
We sure don’t, and 2020 has been kind enough to teach us and remind us of that. We are NOT in control. We never have been. We have been living under the illusion that we are, but we aren’t. And there is freedom when we recognize our utter dependence on a good, good Father.
All of creation is crying out for the sons of God to be revealed. That is what we are seeing play out. All of creation is desiring to be delivered from the bondage of corruption and brought into the glorious liberty of the children of God. It’s all a part of the plan! He’s really good at being God. He’s the ONLY one that is in control which is why He calls us to rest in Him. Abide in Him. Trust in Him. And He also tells us to lean not on our own understanding. We get to be still and know He’s God, knowing He will be exalted in all the earth. We get to know that ALL things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.
It’s hard at times and we need to daily, sometimes moment by moment, remind ourselves of His promises in the Bible. But His promises are the same yesterday, today, and forever. He is with His children. He does not leave us nor forsake us. He is with us always, even to the end of age. And not only that, He is FOR us. So our light affliction, which is but for a moment, is working for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory, while we do not look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporary, but the things which are not seen, are eternal. So rest assured, God’s got this. And if you are unsure, talk to Him about it. He’ll respond. And if you’re unsure because you don’t know His son Jesus and have never placed your faith in Him, let’s talk about it. Because Jesus defeated sin and death to bring freedom, hope, and peace.