1. Home
  2.  ›
  3. Guest Writers
  4.  ›
  5. Visitor Articles  ›
  6. In the Midst of Trouble

Trusting God
"In the Midst of Trouble"

Trusting God in the Midst of Trouble:

The cross stands as the final symbol that no evil exists that God cannot turn into a blessing. This is the power of the God. It is a mystery to the world how God would show forth his Glory on a cross. For had they known it, they would not have crucified the Lord of Glory. 

God is working on the things we suffer to bring light out of darkness, joy out of pain, life out of death. This is the great mystery of God, to transform the cross you bear into an object of Glory.

We must offer all of our suffering to the transforming power of God. A man was born blind. The disciples ask Jesus who did sin, the man, or his parents? John 9:1-3.

Many times when in the midst of trouble we may ask, why this sickness, why pain, why loneliness, why should I bear a cross? Jesus offers a very different perspective on the question of suffering, and that is, what will God do with my sickness?

What will he do with my pain to show forth his Redeeming Power? How will God bring good out of the evil I have suffered? How will God bring joy out of pain?

Let us, through the power of faith, trust God to work it out. The strategy in crisis is not ours; it is God. In every way, we must acknowledge the will of God. If we seek his direction, God will reveal what steps to take, what course of action to follow.

God is working through our circumstance to perform his word in bringing you out of whatever crisis you face. The desire of God for your life is always peace and the gift of grace.

As we seek the Lord in prayer, we know that he hears and will answer. “And ye shall seek me, and find me when ye shall search for me with all your heart.” Jer.29:13, 10-14. The temporal is the instrument of the eternal. 

Joseph is an example of how God can use your circumstance to show forth his glory. Joseph was hated and envied by his brothers. They cast him into an empty pit to die. God redeemed the life of Joseph by allowing the Ishmaelites to take him into Egypt as a slave.

Potiphar saw that God was with Joseph and the Lord had made him prosper.

From the house of Potiphar, he went into prison because of a false charge on the grounds of rape. In prison, God was with Joseph and showed him mercy, gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison. Joseph would use his gift even in prison to the glory of God. Pharaoh made Joseph Lord of his house and ruler throughout all the land of Egypt.

The cross is where we wait for the hope that is against all human hope. We have this hope by faith. I can safely trust my life in the hands of God, for he knows what is best for me.

No circumstance is beyond the power of God. “There is no pain that heaven cannot feel, no sickness that Jesus cannot heal.” Nothing can stop the will of God for your life.

“In all these things we are more than conquerors through him, that loved us.”

when I am in the midst of trouble, I will trust in His power to keep me because He loves me.


Ronald Lee: United States



Visitors Articles

Guest Writers

Trusting in Jesus Home Page



If in Reference to a Particular
Article Please List the Title

Please note that all fields followed by an asterisk must be filled in.
 

Please enter the word that you see below.

  


Trusting God in the Midst of Troubles




"Lets Teach Our Children to Love"

Why is it so difficult for our educators and society, in general, to understand that love and respect for one another taught from a young age can solve much of the world's hostility and social problems!

"Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it" (Prov 22:6).

Love is the answer!




"As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases." 



Reaching the world with the message of Jesus







Custom Search




Recent Articles

  1. Woman at the Well Part 1 - John 4:1-26 - Bible Study - Commentary

    Jan 28, 23 11:16 AM

    Woman at the Well Part 1, John 4:1-26. Jesus offers living water to a Samaritan woman by Jacobs well. Bible Study-Commentary

    Read More

  2. Most Recent Articles from the Trusting in Jesus Website

    Jan 27, 23 03:42 PM

    These are some of the most recent articles from the Trusting in Jesus website; hope and encouragement for every aspect of life.

    Read More

  3. Powerful Christian Testimonies - Submit Your Testimony

    Jan 27, 23 03:38 PM

    Powerful Christian Testimonies tell how God interacts, empowers, encourages, and works miracles on behalf of His people.

    Read More

  4. The Lord's Doing is Beyond Comprehension

    Jan 27, 23 03:33 PM

    The Lords Doing. A personal Christian testimony of how the Lord works in our lives. He will surely do wonders for you that are way beyond comprehension.

    Read More

  5. Rapture Dreams - When Jesus Returns to Take the Born-Again to Heaven

    Jan 26, 23 07:45 AM

    Read the Rapture Dreams of others, or submit your own. Visitors to the Trusting in Jesus website have submitted these dreams

    Read More






Samuel L Mills
PO Box 4456
Maryville, TN 37802