THE GOD OF IMPOSSIBLE
Genesis 18:13-14 “"Why did Sarah laugh, saying, 'Shall I surely bear a child, since I am old?' Is anything too hard for the LORD?”
Here is the awesome nature of God
No matter what the situation
No matter how long something has been that way
No matter what the rules of science, nature or logic are
Whatever God says…
It is true!
Possible and impossible have nothing to do with the plans of God
“Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh. Is there anything too hard for Me?” (Jer 32:27)
In Matthew 9, Jairus is begging Jesus to help him
His servants have announced that his daughter is dead (Mk 5:35)
His family has confirmed the death and begun a funeral (Mt 9:23-24)
Even he has been forced to admit that his child is gone (Mt 9:18)
But, when Jesus arrives on the scene, He commands, “Make room, for the girl is not dead, but sleeping.” (Mt 9:24)
All evidence, all reasoning, proves the child is dead
But Jesus declares she is asleep
Who is right?
After sending away all the doubters, Jesus walks right into the impossible…
“The crowd was put outside, He went in and took her by the hand, and the girl arose.” (Mt 9:25)
The difficulties we face in our life
The trials we undergo
Are not the actual problem
The real problem ALWAYS boils down to, "Do I trust Jesus?"
Jairus could have been overwhelmed by the evidence
But instead, he refused to give up, continuing to ask Jesus for help
Jesus has taught us that “men always ought to pray and not lose heart” (Lk 18:1)
Have you lost heart today?
Like Sarah, we need to remember that impossible situations don’t hinder God’s plans
“If we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of Him.” (1 John 5:15)
Stop worrying about the size of your impossibility and remember the stories...
“I see four men loose, walking in the midst of the fire; and they are not hurt” (Dan 3:25)
“The bin of flour was not used up, nor did the jar of oil run dry, according to the word of the LORD” (1 Kg 17:16)
“The sun stood still, and the moon stopped” (Josh 10:13)
“Jesus went to them, walking on the sea” (Mt 14:25)
“They took away the stone from the place where the dead man was lying…and Jesus…cried with a loud voice, ‘Lazarus, come forth!’ And he who had died came out” (Jn 11:41-44)
The question isn't, “Is this possible?”
The question is, “Do I believe in the GOD OF IMPOSSIBLE?”
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