Today during a blessed conversation with a person whom I consider to be a true friend, I remembered Jacob from the Bible, and how the Lord visited him in the wilderness even though he had just deceived his father and “stolen” his brother’s birthright.
He bargained for it, we all know, but we also know that Esau would never have given it up.
He went hunting when his dad told him to get ready to receive his blessing, remember?
It occurred to me; We humans screw up so often. We, like Jacob, make so many mistakes when we act on our own “wisdom”, but God is greater. His ways really aren’t our ways, for He visited a frightened thief in the wilderness when that thief was at his lowest.
I detest being in the wilderness, but I always discover a new facet of God’s personality there.
A new depth to His Grace;
A more faithful love than the one I knew before.
So I am sharing with you.
Maybe you really blew it.
Maybe you are definitely in the wrong, and are suffering for it.
Be Encouraged, dear one.
God is able to meet you where you are at.
He is the God of all the earth; Yes, even the wilderness.
And He is the God of those who find themselves wandering therein.
I hope this song ministers to you.
♫ Clint Brown – Mercy and Grace ♫