Have you ever had a situation where you were not sure what to do? A situation where you had a plan and someone promised you that they would support you and help you? Then, all of the sudden they leave you with no help and no solution. You have been left to do it all on your own and have to come up quickly with another solution. It’s not necessarily the best feeling in the world is it?
There have been times in my life that I have experienced this. Yes, I must say that it isn’t fun. Especially, when you go through a time of frustration and hurt as a result. I have had to deal with feelings of abandonment, hurt, insecurity and the infamous feeling that creeps in and says that I am not valued.
But, even in the midst of all of that, I have seen something good come out of it. During those situations where I have felt abandoned and like there was no hope God in His faithfulness, would step in and work those things out. As I chose to trust Him, He would always take that situation and turn it around for good. This is just another great example of how God loves to take care of us. You can trust God when people walk out on you, act like they don’t care or value you. He will make it clear that He will take care of you, show you that He will never leave you, remind you that He values you and most of all He will reveal to you that He’s got your back.
You see along the way, I have discovered that because people are human there is a tendency inside of them to not always come through for you. There are times when they peter out, say hurtful things, don’t show up when they say that they will and even at times yes, they can be unreliable. But, God knew this from the beginning even from the fall of man.
In John 2:24-25 it says, But Jesus didn’t trust them, because he knew human nature. No one needed to tell him what mankind is really like.
Even Jesus didn’t trust people because he knows what human nature is like. So, am I saying that we blame people and hold it against them when they hurt us, walk out on us and don’t treat us the way that we should be treated?
My answer is no. Because at one time or another, we have done the same thing. We have hurt others, said wrong things, have not shown up when we said we would, and yes we have even been unreliable. What I am saying is that we should not make people the source of our provision. In other words, you should not let yourself depend on people for everything that you need. When you put yourself in that position, you are setting yourself up for disappointment. Why? They will end up failing you, because of their human nature.
But, God isn’t that way. Many times He makes it clear in the Bible that He will never leave you and He will never forsake you. When you find yourself in a situation where someone has let you down, remember that God will not let you down. He will turn it around for your good. He will show Himself faithful on your behalf. Why? Because that’s who He is.
Isaiah 52:12 says, Go in confidence and grace—no rushing, no frantic escape.
There’s no need to be anxious—the Eternal One goes before and behind you.
The God of Israel paves the way with assurance and strength. He watches your back.
You can trust that no matter what happens in life God’s got your back!!!