Delight yourself also in the Lord, And He shall give you the desires of your heart. Psalm 37:4 NKJV
If we delight ourselves in God our deepest desires will be satisfied. If our hopes and dreams are found in Jesus they will come to pass!
God told Noah to build an Ark. The Lord told Noah He was going to bring floodwaters on the earth and destroy all flesh. God only told Noah what He was going to do. He did not tell anyone else.
Imagine the reaction of Noah’s family, friends, and neighbors when Noah told them what he was doing? Noah’s wife may have asked him what his plans were for the day. Noah may have told her God was destroying the Earth. Noah may have told her he was building a boat.
Noah’s wife probably expected him to go to work. After a while she may have wondered if he would ever refocus on providing for his family. His neighbors may not have appreciated having a big boat in their neighborhood.
God told Abraham to leave his father’s house and go to a country the Lord would show him. Can you imagine Sarah’s reaction? She may have asked where they were going. Abraham may have said I do not know God will show us. How do you think your family would react?
Sometimes God gives us a dream a desire or a glimpse of His plans for us. He may not share that information with the people we love. He may give you a vision for serving Him and not give it to your Pastor or the people at your church.
Has the Lord put a desire in your heart to serve Him? Has God shown you a future that includes making Jesus famous? Did the Lord give you a desire to see the lost saved and His people blessed?
If so you are delighting yourself in the Lord. Jesus will grant the desires of your heart!
God gave you the desire and vision. He may not open the eyes of the people around you. Do not be discouraged if no other person shares your vision. Do not be discouraged if enthusiasm and excitement has not spread to the people near you.
God will make room for your spiritual gifts. Delight yourself in the Lord. Jesus will give you the desires of your heart in His perfect time!
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