Lifeâ€™s frustrations can lead to stress, depression and even despair. Are you struggling with trying to make a dream come to pass? Are you frustrated in a relationship, trying to make someone else change or live right?
You may have great goals and mean well, however if you are trying to orchestrate things to happen your way, with your own timetable, you are only going to frustrate yourself. At some point, you have to turn those circumstances over to God and trust that He has your best interest at heart.
The question then is, â€œHow do I turn things over to God?â€
Start by making the choice and declaring your resolve. Simply say, â€œFather, I choose to let You be God of this situation. I take my hands off. I trust You.â€ Then, choose to worship Him. Worship is one of the best ways to set your heart and mind to the right place. Finally, donâ€™t worry, have faith. Worry is a sign that you are trying to control things without God. Worship is a sign that you are trusting God – You canâ€™t worry and worship at the same time, so let faith be your guide.
Today, donâ€™t carry around lifeâ€™s frustration. Take the pressure off yourself and turn things over to God. Give Him control – let Him take your setbacks and turn them into comebacks. Donâ€™t give up on your dreams or goals. Remember, the God who holds the universe holds you in the palm of His hand. Trust Him and let God be God in every area of your life. You can do it all things through Christ!
“Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for Himâ€¦”(Psalm 37:7, NKJV)
Pray With Me
Yahweh, today I choose to release all my frustrations, doubts, cares and concern into Your loving hands. Father, I refuse to worry and choose instead to trust You. God, fill me with Your peace and Your Spirit. Show me Your ways as I surrender every area of my heart and life to You. Recreate and reshape my dreams, in Jesusâ€™ name. Amen.
A special word from the Lord, from Pastor Ray Patrick