“I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. I can do all this through him who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:12
People tend to think their circumstances determine the quality of their lives. So they pour their energy into trying to control those situation. They feel happy when things are going well and sad and frustrated when things don’t turn out as they had hoped. They rarely question this correlation between their circumstances and feelings. Yet it is possible to be content in any and every situation.
Put more energy into trusting Me and enjoying My Presence. Don’t let your well-being depend on your circumstances. Instead connect your joy to My precious promises. -Sarah Young, Jesus Calling
“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 8:38
Nothing is too hard for Jehovah to do for them that trust Him. God does not require us to understand His will, just obey it, even if it seems unreasonable. Everything you are concerned about or that causes you to hesitate, God has already figured it out. Before He called you, He knew how to solve every challenge you would ever encounter. -Walking With God, Life Principle #5