Exodus 14:13-14 Amplified Bible (AMP)
13 Moses told the people, Fear not; stand still (firm, confident, undismayed) and see the salvation of the Lord which He will work for you today. For the Egyptians you have seen today you shall never see again.
14 The Lord will fight for you, and you shall hold your peace and remain at rest.
Life can throw many curve balls.
Sooooo many things we expect to go well don’t.
Great plans yield horrible results.
We are injustice and slighted.
People we trust betray us.
Our names are run through the mud for no conceivable reason.
Our actions are misinterpreted and our words are taken out of context.
Especially when we have tried our best and worked our hardest.
Especially when our intentions are honorable.
We meant no wrong.
We meant no harm.
I mean we really, really meant well.
We were actually only doing what was just AND what was right.
Why can’t people understand this?
As a result of feeling disenfranchised, we work hard to try to make wrongs right. We jump through hoops to make others understand that we meant no harm, that our intentions were pure, and that they have things all wrong.
Even so, at times, it seems like the harder we try the worse things seem to get.
They blow up in our faces….
IN these times
SOMETIMES….. it’s best to keep our mouths shut (and our hearts open to God in prayer).
Sometimes our words just add fuel to the fire.
Moreover, we often bring to a halt, our blessings and progress in life when we continuously attempt to fight our own battles. Maybe just maybe God is trying to teach us something through this situation. It may be something you may need to be mindful of personally (your mindset, your approach, your perspective). It may be something about the relationships involved (is this a person you need to be in relationship with).
When we fail to take every need to God in prayer we simultaneously fail in solving the problem by taking matters into our own hands.
The Lord knows what we have done (he also knows what others have done). He knows our intentions and our hearts.
HE knows who we are, even if others fail to see it.
If you are in a situation where it seems that you can’t win and you have done your best, leave it at that. That’s really all you can do.
Leave God space to do what he’s longing to do. Let this situation teach you what it was meant to teach you. TAKE HEED to the situation’s advice. Learn the valuable lessons from this. Ultimately, let God fight your battles.
I promise you that no injustice will go unnoticed.
HE keeps record of it all.
He will fight for you.
You need only to be still. (SO hard I know)
Take a moment right now to pray and meditate. Pray for wisdom and understanding. Pray for peace (trust me, you’ll need it…because sometimes you’ll want to tell people about themselves lol). Even so, ask forgiveness for taking matters into your own hands.
Sit back, relax, and watch God work on your behalf.