Hi SRW Friends,
This question brings me back to a time when I was a new believer and was trying to fit in to my new identity. Even though I repeated the Lord’s prayer and strongly believed in Jesus, that He died for my sins and rose on the third day, I lacked passion, a burning desire to worship, pray and read His word.
Let’s put it this way, I was about as cold as one could get; which is apparently better than being lukewarm but still not the best place to be as a Christian.
In front of others, I appeared to be enjoying my walk as a new believer when inside I was really struggling.
Then one day I couldn’t take it any longer. I dropped the act and went before God. I said, “God I am not feeling it, I don’t want to be a Christian who just goes through the motions without having my heart 100% invested. Seriously God, if I can’t be on fire for you, there’s really know point of me being a Christian at all.”
After sharing my heart, I woke up the next morning a changed woman. All of a sudden, I had a burning desire to be in His presence, to read His Word and to be among His people. To have felt completely disconnected one day and then fully connected the next, was truly amazing to me!.
This is no different than how some of you may be feeling right now. Everything in you wants to embrace this season of your life, but you can’t find the strength to do it. You are not alone, God is right there with you and He understands.
Why not do as I did and tell God about your struggles? Let Him know that you trust the plans He has for you, but right now you are losing focus and hope.
SRW, this is another reason why I know God lead me to write my book Single, Ready & Waiting. I experienced frustrating obstacles and challenges that kept me from embracing my singleness.
But, I overcame these barriers, and so can you.
Do you have a copy of the SRW book? If not, I encourage you to read it. Your faith will be renewed and you will get a new perspective about being single.
Already have a copy? I suggest re-reading it, especially at times when you may be feeling fustrated or hopeless.
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