With each new year “much” is said about the transition. Individuals aspire to make personal transitions; weight loss, better job, new relationships or working harder at current relationships. Often the goal is improving “happiness.” All too often the successes of the previous year are overlooked, that time is marginalized. “Next year will be ___ “
God does not marginalize time. God’s time is not measured by the same banner in which we measure time, but time is precious. “But, beloved, do not forget this one thing, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. (2 Peter 3:8 NKJV).
Perhaps a good resolution would simply be to fully appreciate God, the time He has provided, and the accomplishments He walked us through. Really, what would you have accomplished without Him?
The trials are meant to strengthen us, and ultimately bring us closer to Him. “In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you have been grieved by various trials, that the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious than gold that perishes, though it is tested by fire, may be found to praise, honor, and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ, (1 Peter 1:6-7 NKJV)
Transition 2020, may be for you, a “new” relationship with God. Or working harder at your current relationship with God. To do so, spend time in His word. Spend time in a solid Bible-Teaching local church. Also, “askurbible.com” may be a helpful path to lead you to a better you, to a better understanding of scripture, perhaps even to a local church that will guide you further along. Sometimes its as simple as taking the first step, then let Him lead you. Transition 2020 to a better, spiritual relationship, with Christ, you will be glad you did. … Wayne