Saturday, August 14, 2010


Joe Stowell
Strength for the Journey
December 22, 2009

There’s a lesson here for us. When God interrupts our best laid plans and expectations—even when it seems like the outcomes are devastating—He has a far greater thing in mind for us. God’s worthiness and glory is far more evident when it is expressed in the midst of suffering. There is no greater confirmation of the trustworthiness of God than when we trust Him even in the face of the unexpected insecurities and uncertainties of life. And who knows what He has in store through you in terms of impact in future generations when He rearranges your life? I can’t always tell you what God is up to, but I can assure you that He uses interruptions to do things far beyond what we ever dreamed.

I ran into this quote today from an earlier blog post. I don't want to forget this. I want to emblazon it on my forehead. Stamp it into my brain. Live it in my spirit. Enclose it in my heart.

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