Wednesday, August 15, 2007

Restoration Today

Thanks for Restoration

I thought the end had come
I felt all hope was lost
My eyes could not see the future
I wanted to continue no more;
Then You came into my life
And showed me the meaning of love
You alone knew all I had been through
You alone knew what to do;
You made me forget the many years lost
You restored my joy at no cost
You gave me hope and a future
You gave me reason to go on;
How I love you, My God and King
In a moment you restored everything
Like You had been waiting for the perfect time
To teach me some things about You;
I just want to thank You Lord
For being My Restorer
For giving me all I thought was gone
For being a God that never fails.

The Inspiration
I remember that day of baby dedication. The couple came on stage and after prayers upon their babies, they were told to make a statement. They narrated the numerous miscarriages the woman had yet after many years she had twins. That can only be of God. Our Almighty God is a restorer.

The devil has come to steal, kill and destroy. He has come to steal time, joy, kill dreams, and destroy possessions. But Jesus Christ had come so we will have life and have it more abundantly [John 10:10]. Everything the devil can take and has taken from you, HE will restore.

Our God can do anything and no one can stop HIM [Job 42:1]. Job was a man that lost practically every thing he possessed. He was blameless—a man of complete integrity. This shows that being blameless does not exempt you from being visited by the devil. Despite all Job lost, despite all the time that elapsed (and seemed wasted) the Lord restored his fortunes. In fact, the Lord gave him twice as much as before [Job 42:10]. That is how God restores.

Child of God, the years may have passed you by in some areas of your life. But I want you to know God’s promise for you. HE says, “I will give you back what you lost to the swarming locusts, the hopping locusts, the stripping locusts, and the cutting locusts. Once again you will have all the food you want, and you will praise the Lord your God, who does these miracles for you. Never again will you be ashamed.” [Joel 2:25-26] HE will make it up to you. HIS restoration is much more than food. HE will do a miracle for you and take away the shame that has come with the lost years. Is it your finances, job, promotion, spouse, children, relationship, possessions, trust in God, dreams, peace, joy and happiness? What ever it is, HE will restore much more than you imagine. HIS way is perfect [2 Samuel 22:31]. HE has made everything beautiful for its own time [Ecclesiastics 3:11]. No matter what you face that seem to contradict God’s plan, these should not be barriers to believing in HIM, but rather opportunities to discover that God gives lasting solutions to life’s problems. When HE restores, HE restores completely.

There is restoration for you today. Wherever you are God can reach you. Whatever your situation is, it is not too difficult for HIM. Open your heart to HIM and trust HIM. HE is never late.

Have a peaceful day ahead.

1 comment:

Prince said...

Thanks Rita!

I thank God for you. You may not know the impact of your inspirations to many that read.

Keep the fire burning.

"Do not despise the days of little beginning"