Thursday, 29 August 2019
Jeremiah 31:2 Thus says the LORD: "The people who survived the sword found grace in the wilderness ...
When the fighting gets thick, when we are surrounded by the sword of the world and our enemies, we too can find rest in the wilderness. Yes, Paul tells the Ephesians to put on the whole armour of God so that "having done all you can stand", but there comes a time when rest in the wilderness is essential. If you are on the egde of burn-out and you feel the Lord's release (sometimes, He actually pushes), then allow Him to lead you into a time of wilderness experience. There you will find grace and can experience training, cleansing and encouragement so that you can once more enter the fray.