It's easy to trust God when life is going well. But what about when things are falling apart? When we lose our job, our home, or a loved one, it can be hard to see how God is still good. We may even start to wonder if He really cares about us at all. If you're struggling to trust God right now, know that you're not alone. In this blog post, we'll explore what it means to trust God even when life is hard.
When Bad Things Happen, it's natural to Wonder Why
When something bad happens, it's common to feel like God has abandoned us. We may even start questioning His goodness. Why would a good God allow us to go through such difficult times?
The truth is, we live in a fallen world where bad things happen. It doesn't matter how good of a person we are—sometimes life just isn't fair. And that's okay. What's important is how we respond when tough times come our way.
How can we trust God during difficult times? First, it's important to remember that He is sovereign. This means that He is in control of everything that happens—even the bad things. While it may not seem like it sometimes, God is using everything for His purposes and our good (Romans 8:28).
Second, we need to have faith that God will provide for us (Matthew 6:25-33). We may not always understand why things are happening the way they are, but we can rest assured knowing that God will take care of us. He will never leave us or forsake us (Deuteronomy 31:6).
Finally, we need to lean on our community for support (Ecclesiastes 4:9-12). When life gets tough, it's important to have people around us who can lift us up and help us through tough times. Talk to your friends and family about what you're going through—you'll be surprised at how much better you'll feel after getting everything off your chest.
If you're facing difficulties right now, know that you're not alone. Remember that God is sovereign and in control of everything that happens— even the bad things. Have faith that He will provide for you and lean on your community for support during this difficult time.
Chief Apostle Shelia Benjamin Inusah