Thursday, April 14, 2016

Walk Through the Doubt

I'm not gonna lie. This is tough. We both have times when we are struggling.

But God gives us what we need when we need it.

The message at church last Sunday was very timely. It was about doubt and how faith and doubt aren't mutually exclusive. You can experience both at the same time. However, doubt in faith can breed inactivity.

In the book Unmasking the Devil, John Ramirez talks about this same thing:

"Another error we make is that we focus too much on the circumstances and situation. We sit and ponder it, and that gives the devil great power to crush us in our circumstance. Instead of just looking at or glancing at it, and then focusing on the solution that God already has promised us to come out of it. We need to stop spending too much time in the ashes of the circumstances, so the enemy won't get the best of us in the season we find ourselves in."

We need to stand firm! We need to walk by faith. We need to walk through the doubt.

Today's verse of the day comes from Isaiah 40:27-31

Why would you ever complain, O Jacob, 

or, whine, Israel, saying,God has lost track of me. He doesn’t care what happens to me”?Don’t you know anything? Haven’t you been listening? God doesn’t come and go. God lasts. He’s Creator of all you can see or imagine. He doesn’t get tired out, doesn’t pause to catch his breath. And he knows everything, inside and out. He energizes those who get tired, gives fresh strength to dropouts. For even young people tire and drop out, young folk in their prime stumble and fall. But those who wait upon God get fresh strength. They spread their wings and soar like eagles, They run and don’t get tired, they walk and don’t lag behind.


  1. Our pastor talked on doubt two weeks ago .... He said that we struggle because of circumstances. And that Jesus is very gracious in helping us to overcome by faith. We will be frustrated on this journey through life , we will be disappointed but we walk with Jesus. Jesus encounters us In our doubt , He Reminds us of who He is. Trusting Jesus in our doubts can bring us into a deeper relationship with Him. The journey has value. I think that is the hard part , to see value in the journey. Praying that you lean into Him more and more

  2. Thanks Sue. Agreed. It definitely helps deepen the relationship!