Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Monday, August 13, 2012

What would happen if anything COULD happen...?

There was a song we used to sing in elementary school that said something like, “What would happen if anything could happen, the impossible could happen, every single day…” The interesting thing is that when we put our faith, hope and trust in God the Father, the impossible can happen!!! Our days can be stretched and be more full as we homeschool our children. Our finances can go further than we ever could see that they would. Our families can avoid sickness and disease. Divine appointments and times of sharing the Lord with others can increase more and more. Our specific calling in the Kingdom can be made more real, clearer, and more evident every day. To gain a deeper understanding of just what “impossible” is, I looked it up in the Strong’s Concordance. There it says the word means: “1) impossible a) not to have strength, power, or ability, to be weak b) cannot be done, to be impossible”
Additionally, at the meaning is similar: im•pos•si•ble   adjective 1. not possible; unable to be, exist, happen, etc. 2. unable to be done, performed, effected, etc.: an impossible assignment. 3. incapable of being true, as a rumor. 4. not to be done, endured, etc., with any degree of reason or propriety: an impossible situation. 5. utterly impracticable: an impossible plan. The good news for believers and those who have accepted Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior is that “nothing is impossible with God” (Luke 1:37). The Bible is a living history book of events where the impossible occurred, and those things haven’t passed away; they’re for today, too!
The promotion of Joseph from being a prisoner in jail to Pharaoh’s right hand man probably looked like an impossibility, especially for Joseph. Esther being chosen for the wife of the King might have seemed impossible, especially because she was a Jew. Being thrown in a fiery furnace or a lion’s den and walking out might have seemed impossible for those tossed in. A boy killing a giant with just one stone and a slingshot probably looked impossible. We know it looked impossible to the army standing behind the boy, but David was up for the challenge because he knew God was with him. There are many more examples of great men and women of God overcoming impossibility, and those stories were real. The same things can happen to us, too! The Lord wants us to trust Him fully so that we no longer look at things as possible or impossible. He wants us to see all things as possible with Him!! May you have a blessed week!!!