Posted by: Anne | May 9, 2020

follow the go-to with the look-to

“We do not know what to do, but our eyes are on you.”
~ 2 Chronicles 20:12b

Based on conversations with different friends of mine with different personalities, it seems like each of us has a go-to feeling that rises up and wants to take over in threatening situations: anger that wants to come out swinging, fear that wants to shrink back and disappear, confusion that wants to talk it out and restore peace quickly, just to name a few.

But I’m learning that while we can sometimes feel afraid, we don’t have to live afraid. We can be alarmed and resolved at the very same time. We can let our declaration mirror those of Jehoshaphat to God when faced with a massive and terrifying army, “We do not know what to do, but our eyes are on you.” (2 Chronicles 20:12b)

~ Lysa TerKeurst (May 6 at 7:05 PM)
https://www.facebook.com/OfficialLysa/

 


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