Day 32. Romans 4:20-21
He did not stagger at the promise of God through unbelief, but was strong in faith, giving glory to God, and being fully persuaded that what God had promised, He was also able to perform.
It was easier for a teenage boy to believe that God will provide. And even after all these years, my faith in that area has not been affected. But when I received promises from God, promises that are beyond my imagination, promises that can not be fulfilled by my natural talents, I started to have my own doubts – till I came across these verses.
Abraham had every reason to consider his unbelief, but he did not think about it; instead he gave glory to God. Over the years, it has helped me so much – giving glory to God has helped me realize how insignificant my problems before the great and awesome God we worship. It has strengthened my faith and it has persuaded me to believe that He will perform what He has promised.
Few years back, God gave me a promise that I will lead my church in prayers. Those who heard the promise actually smiled – the smug smile that says, “Yeah, right.” Because personally I love worshipping the LORD, and personal prayers, I love. But I always have trouble with congregational prayers. And whenever I had to lead a prayer service, I always end up leading a worship service, so much my pastor was really miffed with me. But that promise was always in my mind and I kept praising God and today, I was to lead the church in a prayer service. I could not sleep at all. I was scared. Yet, He Who promised, is also able to perform and the prayer service brought great glory to God. Only our LORD can fill an empty vessel and use it in the way He used me. Praise the LORD.
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