Your kingdom come. Your will be done On earth as it is in heaven. (v10)
The will of God is always higher and greater than the will of man. His thoughts are directed towards our peace and fulfillment in this world (Jeremiah 29: 11) This is why it is necessary to discern and hear what God is saying about the present phase of your life. God’s will is to increase you and not to use you. However, you have to wait upon the Lord and never outrun Him because He is the one leading you. Examples abound in Scripture of those who struggled with the will of God for their lives before they understood what God would have them do. Moses thought he was doing the right thing when he killed an Egyptian, since he was born for the purpose of delivering the childrenof Israel from the hands of their Egyptian Oppressors (Exodus 2:11-12). However, he worked outside the will of God. Jacob was also aware of God’s plan for him to be greater than his elder brother, but he devised a crooked method of obtaining the covenant blessing from his father. Consequently, he had no rest until he learnt to surrender to God.
Have faith in God that you will become what He wants you to become, not by doing nothing, but by being diligent in your walk of faith. Remember the Lord blessed the latter days of Job more than his beginning (Job 42:12) Learn to wait. He who waits never loses, but he who is hasty never gains. Seek God’s face, and ask Him for the needed grace to run the race.
PRAYER LINE: Father, grant me grace to patiently wait and work towards actualizing Your will for my life.(O.H)
God desires willing hearts ready to be used.