O LORD, you are my God; I will exalt you and praise your name, for in perfect faithfulness you have done marvelous things, things planned long ago.
So often my faith in God is so weak and small. And yet His faithfulness is sure and true! I was convicted yesterday that I need to remember all His faithfulness and celebrate it. Remembering these things, remembering His provision and love and faithfulness – to glorify Him and build my faith that He can and will work in the struggles of today as well. So here is my short list for today…
God’s Faithfulness – Remembered
provision of reliable (& fun!) vehicle at an amazingly reduced, affordable price
Nels’ temporary job that he started the day after it was offered
one of our recently-baptized youth had her 7th Sunday-at-church in a row!
my sister is engaged to a believer; wedding in December will be a joyful celebration
we have a new niece or nephew on the way, due the day after my sister’s wedding
miraculous provision for our mission trip to SE Asia in 2009
amazing, God-sized strides in improved relationships over past 4 years
many anonymous, generous grocery gift cards, cash and checks throughout many months of financial “drought”
encouraging and timely weekend visit from our old Spirit-filled friend from Texas
gently closed doors to positions in churches that would not have worked out for our family; the search continues to be a good experience and we have good relationships built
our children have had nearly perfect health
God carried us through hard times of pregnancy and sleepless newborn days – twice!
recently reading stories of David & Jonathan’s unlikely, sweet friendship
a wonderful campus community that has been a sweet start to our married and family life, and life of ministry
answered prayers for several dear couples who had previously been unable to conceive children, now happily raising precious little ones
There are always a lot of things on my prayer list, so it’s really awesome to look back and remember that God has answered prayers and He has done amazing things in our lives. I want to be a thankful person, with a strong faith – because I have an awesome God who is completely faithful!
I would love to hear of some ways that you have seen God’s faithfulness in your own life! Leave a comment or shoot me an e-mail. Or better yet, write them down and share with your family. Let’s remember God’s amazing faithfulness that is to all generations.