“Remind them that I am a way-maker.”
I was praying this evening, and that is what I heard in my spirit. So, here I am. I will always write as I am being led. So obviously, WE need to be reminded of Abba’s role as a way-maker. I immediately thought of Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-Nego. (I know you are probably thinking, “whaaaaaaat? Raye isn’t referencing Hannah or the woman with the issue of blood?” Nope. Not today, we are throwing it back to one of those truly mind-blowing moments where God came through as only He can!) Now, if you don’t know the story of these three Jewish boys- I need you to go read Daniel 3! Then come back.
Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-Nego had unwavering, complete and total faith in God being a way-maker. So much so, that they were confident in being thrown into a burning, fiery furnace.
“Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego answered and said to the king, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer you in this matter. If that is the case, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and He will deliver us from your hand, O king. But if not, let it be known to you, O king, that we do not serve your gods, nor will we worship the gold image which you have set up.” Daniel 3:16-18
How amazing is it stand in the face of a huge, gigantic, tough, burning, fiery, long, painful, sorrow-filled, (insert the adjective that describes your trial) and tell the storm that you Father has it? No matter what, God is faithful to His Word and what it SAYS He is.
Now, The Word doesn’t say that pain and suffering will never come. As a matter of fact, the Bible tells us to rejoice in those moments! But, we know that when storms DO come, Abba is with us. He is a way-maker. In the most amazing, powerful, mind blowing way.Continue Reading…