We are limited — God is not. Isn’t it something how we so often try to impose our made-made limitations and reasoning on an all-knowing and infinite Creator? He is constrained by no one, and He can do all things (except sin). All resources are available to Him, at any time, in whatever vehicle He chooses to dispense them to us.
Of course, this is not an endorsement of prosperity gospel theology — quite the opposite! Rather, we are acknowledging the truth about who the Lord is (omniscient, omnipresent, omnipotent), and that everything and everyone are available for His use and dispensation whenever He chooses to act. He may not choose in a dilemma that we are facing, but let’s not ever forget that He always can — He may simply choose not to intervene for reasons we may never know or understand on this side of eternity.
So if you’re struggling with a situation in your life right now, remember that God alone can provide the guidance (and in some cases, the resources) needed to resolve the situation. Let’s remember not to box Him in, and refrain from trusting in our our oft-misguided human reasoning. Instead, let’s rely on Him for all things — He is faithful!
By way of illustration, I had a situation like that (God’s unexpected direction and provision) happen on Monday. It was a reminder that the Lord is still looking out for me, and often steps into my life when I least expect it. You see, I finally got to a place where I had accepted my circumstances, and had found a measure of contentment. Then, quite unexpectedly, I received a call about a remarkable opportunity (the second in less than a week!) that nearly took my breath away. Now, I’m not saying that I’m going to end up pursuing this opportunity, but I am looking into it — as well as one from last week — and am trusting in His guidance to show me the way.
I mean literally, God can make the phone ring and create an incredible opportunity with your name on it. However, the enemy can do the same thing, so that is why discernment and wisdom are so very vital! Otherwise, we can end up choosing the wrong path.
So I reckon that Mr. AB Simpson had it right when he said, “Our God has boundless resources.” So very true! I am grateful.