Spinning Your Wheels?
by Randy Chambers, 2015-09-17
John 15:5, NIV: "I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man
remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do
Have you ever had one of those weeks where anything that could go wrong, does.
Of course, it usually only seems that way. In those times, it is usually hard to
find the silver linings in the midst of angry, stormy clouds. Nevertheless, you
keep trying, and perhaps trusting, that things are bound to turn around. But
sometimes things get so hectic that all you can do is lift it up to God--if only
you could determine which way was up. Such a time is a time for stillness and
surrender. There is a time when you should keep moving while trusting God for
His direction, and there is a time to simply stop, and to be still, and to get
before God in quiet solitude. It is a time to change your focus from being on
what you are trying to accomplish, to being on Who you were made for. Sometimes
we forget our purpose is not in what we do; but, in who we are in Christ.