Friday, January 14, 2011
It's All Going to be Okay
Have you ever said that to anyone when they were in a hard situation of some sort? How easy it is for us to profess faith on others in their time of weakness.
Have you been there?
You tell someone all about the issues that are going on in your life and then they turn and look at you and tell you "It's all going to be okay?"
While I understand the thought, and yes, everything will be okay for those who are in Christ. But, that doesn't mean things will go our way, it means that He knows the plans He has for us, to prosper us and not fail.
People are not interested in hearing everything is going to be okay... they want to know how to handle the here and now. They can't see the future, they are in turmoil. They need answers today... assurance today... in the moment.
Next time resist the urge to say "It's all going to be okay"... instead reach out a hand, pray with that person, touch them, listen to them... just BE with them.........