With Faith, is timing a factor? Is it just about believing (according to his will -1 John 5:14 Now this is the confidence we have before Him: Whenever we ask anything according to His will, He hears us) and then receiving instantly? Or does timing play a role where in some cases no matter how much faith a person has, if the timing is off (God's timing), the person would not receive?
Lately I have had this thought heavy on my heart. Not only have I been trusting God and faithing to receive something for almost a year now, but also faith happens to be the current topic we have been on for about a month in my church. While I have learned somethings in the church series I feel something is missing. In this whole series, I have never heard anything about Time. And maybe because I have been really keeping track of my situation but I need a word to settle within me about faith and time. I always have the urge to raise up my hand during the service and ask my million questions but then I remember how awkward it would be, I mean that is a full blown service not a house fellowship. lol!
My point is; I get the major gist of Faith being the currency in the kingdom, that means we cant receive anything without faith but my question is; Is that really all it takes? Are we really saying that;
Faith + Request being in the will of God = Receipt?
Or is there something else called time that makes the equation;
Faith + Request being in the will of God + Appointed time = Receipt?
If I had to answer that I'd be biased and say time definitely is a factor. You can't blame me, my current situation has been pending for about 11 months now and I know I have put in faith for this particular request. Really all that can calm me down is knowing that time has a role to play. But let us leave the point of me answering that question based on just how I feel right now and let's turn to the word;
Psalm 27:14 ESV : Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!Ecclesiastes 3:1 ESV: For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven
Genesis 18:14 ESV: Is anything too hard for the Lord? At the appointed time I will return to you, about this time next year, and Sarah shall have a son.
The bolded words should give it away; There is a time so there is a "waiting".
The question is what to do during that Wait! Okay that is not really the question because I kinda know it since I addressed it in this post but I just need this wait to be over for me, seriously!
If God lays anything on your heart to help me with this wait..please you have the floor, do share!
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