"At a Loss"
Because you're God's children, and he has entrusted me with the Troth Ministry, you deserve the best. Your well-being has always been and will be at the forefront of this ministry. Last month I shared that it is a challenge to encourage others amidst a storm. I've never led a women's ministry; I'm at a loss on how to proceed while struggling with my issues. I wish not to forge on my own accord, which will have grave consequences. Isaiah 50:11 – "Behold, all ye that kindle a fire, that compass yourselves about with sparks: walk in the light of your fire, and in the sparks that ye have kindled. This shall ye have of mine hand; ye shall lie down in sorrow." Therefore, I need to step away from Troth with a heavy heart, unable to go forward with a plan that honors God and encourages you.
Isiah 48:10 – "Behold, I have refined thee, but not with silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction." I feel like I'm in the furnace of affliction, spiritually, emotionally, and physically bankrupt. I don't know why I'm going through this trial or for how long, but I'm not walking away, just stepping aside and allowing God to work through these uncharted waters. Thank you for your prayers these past months; God answered them. As I still face a couple of rough months, God is already there, as I trust in his promises. Isiah 50:10 - " Who is among you that feareth the Lord, that obeyeth the voice of his servant, that walketh in darkness, and hath no light? let him trust in the name of the Lord, and stay upon his God." As a young man just recently stated, "confidence is hope."
I'll be praying for you and try my best to be an encouragement as we learn together to respect, observe, trust, and heal in God's word. Numbers 6:24-26 – "The Lord bless thee, and keep thee: The Lord make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace."
If you're spiritually, emotionally, and physically bankrupt, please don't stop praying, reading your bible, or attending church because you don't know how God will answer your prayer.