Thursday, April 21, 2011

"Why are you fearful, O you of little faith?"

I'm reading in my bible this morning and I read Matthew 8:23-27. As I begin this passage I'm thinking "Whats up with the disciples? I mean really they had Jesus RIGHT THERE WITH THEM yet they were still scared about a storm." That's when I had my God moment. God and I have been having these a lot lately. I think He finds them amusing sometimes! You know one of those moments where He not so subtly yells in your ear "Really Angela did you just think that. Did you forget the conversation you had with Me this morning about YOUR fears. Yet Jesus is RIGHT beside you and your still WORRIED about things. " So I tell you my daddy has nothing on my Father when it comes to getting on to me! I felt so small and ashamed at that moment. I too was doubting my Jesus as He sits right beside me. I realized that everything I have been reading this week was about faith and trusting in God.

Matthew 6:25 "Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes?

30 If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, will he not much more clothe you—you of little faith?31 So do not worry, saying, 'What shall we eat?' or 'What shall we drink?' or 'What shall we wear?'32 For the pagans run after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them.33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.34 Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.

I was reminded that by not standing fully on my trust in Jesus then I was AGAIN robbing Him of His glory. Its amazing that no matter how many times I rob Him of His glory He still lets me back into the room with Him. No wonder he loved the theif on the cross he was me. No matter what the situation is He is the anchor in my storm. If I don't have faith that after following His will and praying to my Lord and God Almighty that He will take care of my needs then I've learned nothing and all that was sacrificed for me was in vain. I really don't want to be that girl.