The Bible talks about different type of season such as sowing, and reaping, but what about the silent season, the season where you feel like all you do is wait, and wait. What do you then? do you go back to where you were before, and is God even listenining anymore?. These were the type of questions that was going through my mind couple of days ago. I felt a weakness in my spirit, as if I was far away from God, an emptiness. Although I was still in the word and prayer, I felt at a distance. I didn’t understand what was going on, however I kept pressing on with my daily task.
Couple of days after I was asked to do a prayer for our online service and I also have to pick a Scripture that would align with my prayer. I picked Psalm 34 as it relate to being content in God. I was mediating on Psalm 34 throughout that day despite of what I was feeling in my spirit. As I was reading other scripture, I landed on Psalm 145 particularly verse “18The LORD is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth. Immediately I started crying, although I felt a distance in me, God reminded me in his word he is not far from me. After pouring my heart out, crying, weaping and sharing things with him, I begin to realize this is the Psalm I should of picked. The whole chapter describe who God is and how he is with us and hear us. However, I decided I will praise God with the Psalm I already picked. Quickly after that, the weakness and distance in my spirit was gone and I was healed and restored.
I taught that was the end of it, until the youth leader message me and asked me to change my Psalm because someone else has already chosen it. Can you believer this, God healed me and made it possible for me to read aloud the Psalm he placed on my heart.
Friends, God is good, he is able and willing. My question to you, do you feel a weakness in your spirit, a distance from God, an emptiness. And You may not even sure how to describe it? My message to you is, God is not far from you. Psalm 34:18 says the Lord is close to the broken hearted and he save those who have a contrite spirit, the message version of that verse says, God will help you breathe if you have been kicked in the gut. So my friend, if you feel any close to what I just describe, dont give up, don’t stop reading the word, and don’t stop worshiping God despite of the distance you may feel for he is close.
Have faith, stand strong and keep pushing forward. Stay Bless 😊