Fresh Hope – 10th May 2017

All great breakthroughs show up when you are at peace. Anxiety and worry will chase your blessings away. You only have two options in life; you can try to do everything yourself, or you can partner with God and allow Him to do things through you, for you, and with you.

If you are going to allow God to do it for you, then you don’t have to ‘camp’ on top of it mentally all of the time, trying to dissect it and figure it out. While you are doing that you are losing your peace and losing the faith that you had to see it through. Allowing God to have total control of our lives not only brings you to a place of peace, but also to a place of confidence that He will bring about the breakthrough that you so desperately need.

A few years ago, when we were part way through the building of our new church auditorium, we were hitting one frustrating road block after another. We were fast running out of cash and had been waiting for months for confirmation as to whether or not we would get a mortgage on the property. We were just nine days away from losing everything.

I’d done everything in my power that I knew to do and still nothing. One morning I received an email from the contractor to say that we would need ¬£186,000 in just over a week or they would have to walk off site. As you can imaging this was enough to drive me to my knees one more time. That morning, I handed everything over to God once more, knowing that if He didn’t turn up fast then the whole project would die.

As always, God did come through for us and we were able to pay that invoice with three days to spare! God is the God of the miraculous breakthrough.

No matter how huge your problem may seem today, fully surrender it over to God and be at peace.

He’s rarely early, but He’s never late.

Pastor Mark

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