Greater Than Our Problems

Updated: Jan 7, 2020

1 Chronicles 16:11-12 (NLT): Search for the Lord and His strength; continually seek Him. Remember the wonders He has performed, His miracles, and the rulings He has given.

Last month, I went out to dinner with a good friend of mine. As usual, the dinner turned spiritual very quickly. She began to tell me some things she has been struggling with recently. One thing she said was, "I know God has done a lot for me, but sometimes, when I am angry about all the terrible stuff going on in my life, I just forget." At that, I pulled out something from my purse: a folded, crumpled, piece of paper and showed it to her. I told her, "This is a note I wrote to myself. I take everywhere with me. It is a list of all the things God has done for me. I have answered prayers on here, times when I knew God was speaking to me, and gifts that He has given me that I have no doubt were from Him. I keep it in my purse to remind me that God is good."

David commands us in 1 Chronicles 16:11-12 to "Search for the Lord," "Continually seek Him," and "Remember" Him. You see, Dear Reader, people have a tendency to forget the goodness of God. We forget that He protected us just yesterday when