He Wants To Do This For You…

by | Sep 20, 2021

Isaiah 61:1-3,  “The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me because the Lord has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor.  He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners, to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor and the day of vengeance of our God, to comfort all who mourn, and provide for those who grieve in Zion ~ to bestow on them a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of joy instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair.  They will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the Lord for the display of his splendor.”  

He wants to do that for you and those you love today.  Whether that heartache is something fresh or it is a heartache that you stuffed way down years ago and ignored was there.  He wants to give you hope and the future He has always had planned for you.  If you have something that even goes all the way back to your childhood that you think you are ok with because you buried it so deep, it is time to give it to Him and allow Him to heal it all.  Burying things only causes more issues.  Typically buried hurt will cause you to be angry eventually and then you wonder why you feel angry all the time.  Deal with the hurt and heartaches, you can’t bury it to make it go away.  

He loves you and He wants to fulfill all that He created you for.  He wants you whole.  He wants to shine in your life, but you must give Him everything.  What is it in those verses that you need today?  

What’s going on today that you need to give to Him?  Has He been pointing something out to you but you are trying to ignore it?  The only way to put it behind you is to deal with it.  Allow Him to heal your heart.  He wants to give you a spirit of praise instead of that spirit of despair.  It’s pretty tough for Him to shine through you if you are walking around in the depths of despair all of the time.  He wants to do such a mighty work in you that you can stand strong as a display of His splendor!  Are you open to that today?  Maybe that hurt is so fresh and deep that you are struggling to let go of it and let’s face it you feel justified wallowing there for a bit, I get it!  The problem with that though is that will just fill you with more hurt and pain.  That’s like listening to a sad song when you are sad, it just depresses you even more!  It’s time to turn on some praise and worship music and give Him praise because no matter what is going on in the world because satan is on the rampage, God is good and He will do what is best with everything that you bring to Him.  You cannot expect God’s best for that situation if you still have a tight grip on it, you must give it to Him and allow Him to do what only He can do.  Trust Jeremiah 29:11-13.  Write it down and carry it with you.  Memorize it!  Start memorizing the promises in His Word.  Trust Him today with it all!  Don’t hold anything back.  What benefit is there in holding onto something instead of giving it to Him?  He sees you and He cares deeply.  Not one tear you have shed, or trial you have face has escaped His notice.  Nothing has surprised Him and He had a plan before that thing ever came into your life.  Trust Him with it all today so you can know that truly His best is yet to come!

Quote:  “Life begins when you do.”  ~ Hugh Downs