Saturday, 18 June 2016
On June 7, 2016 - I had a seminary at my church. The theme was 'how to hear from God". We read several passages of the Bible where God spoke to people. He did so with an audible voice, through prophets, angels, people, thoughts and scriptures. The following morning, I was reading the Gospel of John. I usually go back to this book to get more revelations about God's love for me. I read my French Bible when a question popped up in my mind. "Do you trust Jesus?" I answered yes. Another question immediately came. "Do you trust Jesus?" I was like what? I didn't know what to think. I hesitantly answered "yes... I guess?" Then, the last question flashed in my mind. This question robbed me from my confidence. It made me question my faith too. Another “do you trust Jesus?” My heart sank. I know that the Holy Spirit showed me the condition of my heart: I didn't trust Him. I thought He asked the question about my sentimental life. I was sadden by my lack of trust in Jesus in this area of my life.
The day after, I called the caretaker of the new apartment that I plan to move in. (See article: God's wink - April 27, 2016). I remember that she told me that the current tenant would leave on June 10, 2016. So, I’d have plenty of time to organize my moving. I talked to the Caretaker on the phone. She told me that she didn’t know when the Tenant would leave. What?!! It not what you said on April 27 during the visit! I was shocked! On May, my uncle told me to pray earnestly about the apartment. I said yeah yeah… but I didn’t take him seriously. « Night and day we pray earnestly for you » 1 Thessalonians 1:10.
Now, I was in trouble!! Only 2 weeks left before moving out. But I don’t know when?! The caretaker told me to call her on June 27, 2016 to know the next steps. Really? Someone else already rented my apartment for July 1st. I have to leave beforehand. What should I do? I went to the agency two times but no one gave me a date for my moving. It’s a mess. It was so annoying! I’ll go back there on Monday if God wants.
“Do you trust Jesus?” Yes, Lord. I trust you. I understand your question, now. I know that you’d working something good out of this messy situation. I trust you that I’ll get the keys on June 27. And I’ll move in the new apartment on June 29, 2016. “Faith is the confidence that what we hope for will actually happen; it gives us assurance about things we cannot see. Through their faith, the people in days of old earned a good reputation."
(Bible New Life Translation version)