Day 257: I Am With You (September 14)

Today, I was listening to a sermon and he referenced a moment when Moses asks God,

“Who am I that I should go to Pharaoh and bring the Israelites out of Egypt?” Exodus 3:11

To which God replied, “I will be with you…” Exodus 3:12a

This got me thinking, sometimes our perspectives are so off.

When God places a calling on our lives, or an idea in our mind, and the question in our heart is, “How can I do this?” the answer is, “It’s not about me, it’s about Who is with me.”

It’s never ever been about me.  It’s always, for eternity, been about Who He is.

When you hear of people doing great things for the Lord, instead of feeling jealous or defeated about your own life, look at yourself and ask, “Do I count on myself too much?  Do I really see that You are the One Who does all things?”

God, shift my perspective to include all of Who You are.  When You instruct my heart, let my response not be the fear of me not being enough, instead train my heart to look only for You and what You are capable of doing.  Nothing is impossible for You.  That means if You call me, then You will provide.  You don’t just make a way for me, You are the way.

Take a moment today and just rest in God’s Presence.  Let the height and depth and width of His infiniteness fall upon you.  When you really “see” Him, then nothing seems impossible.  Nothing seems too big.  Look into His eyes and see the eternity that He sees in every glance.  Can you imagine seeing eternity all the time?  He sees eternity all the time.  Let that soak in.  The next time you question His plans for your life and if He wants the best for you, remember friend, He sees eternity and He alone knows what’s best for you.  Even on your best day, you can only know what is temporary.  He knows all from beginning until the end.  He knows you.

He knows what’s best, and He is with you always.

Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to Me.  Therefore, go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.  And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”  Matthew 28:18-20

For nothing is impossible with God.  Luke 1:37

So, we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.  2 Corinthians 4:18