When you don't know what to do

Sometimes in life you feel as though you just don't know what to do. The Lord just seems quiet; He hasn't said that what you're doing is wrong, but neither has He given you any new instructions. It's in times like these that we just need to wait on the Lord.

Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord. (Psalm 27:14, NLT)

If the Lord is not saying anything, then we must simply continue in the last instruction He gave to us until He is ready to give the next. At times, the feeling of not knowing what to do is really just a misconception that we "should" be doing something other than what we are. However, the reality is, if God hasn't told you to go or do otherwise (despite your constant asking), then where you currently are and what you are currently doing are exactly where you should be.

8 “My thoughts are nothing like your thoughts,” says the Lord. “And my ways are far beyond anything you could imagine. 9 For just as the heavens are higher than the earth, so my ways are higher than your ways and my thoughts higher than your thoughts. (Isaiah 55:8-9, NLT)

God does not think like us. We often look around us or compare ourselves to others. We make assumptions about what we think we should be doing based on what others might be doing or examples we have seen. Nevertheless, God's thinking and planning is never based on anything we could "imagine". When He has us continuing in a place or season longer than we anticipated, know that it is simply not the appointed time yet; perhaps you are not quite ready for the next phase of your journey. Or, on the other hand, perhaps others are not quite ready... Either way, the Lord knows best and we have to learn to trust His judgement.

For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven. (Ecclesiastes 3:1, NLT)


10 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

His promotion was a set up

It's easy to assume that someone is being blessed when you see them promoted. However, reading the book of Esther this morning my eyes opened to see that although promotion comes from the Lord, His re


[Written 11th November 2014] I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. (Rom

Too Busy

[Written 27th March 2014] I've heard the following phrase spoken often; "if you're too busy to pray, then you're too busy". This morning I actually want to encourage you to see this as true. If someth

© Believers on Track, 2016-21. All rights reserved. 

Believers on Track is a working name of Pura*T Foundation, a registered trust. Charity No. 1152995 

Website by Pura Track | Privacy Policy