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There is a Way

Scripture: 'Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert' Isaiah 43:19

Of all the scriptures that can be used for knowing what God is doing and for seeking direction in circumstances of uncertainty, this passage in Isaiah gives the reader the most comfort. God is giving an insight of His sovereignty over all things. He is in command of the situation. He is inviting you, the reader to perceive it, to grab hold of it and to watch what happens next.

This passage also encourages us not to rely on previous experiences or strategies to deal with your circumstance. Man would predictably reach into his 'old bag of tricks' to handle difficult tasks. They may have worked in the past and even proved successful. Using them however, or even relying on what God has done before, may no longer be relevant for what God is going to do for this present situation.

Rather, God is demonstrating that His Power rises far above all things. He can afford to apply a different way of delivering a resolution. He has full confidence that using a new approach will not affect the outcome. It will come to pass. While it's something we have not been through before, the situation will not get the better of Him no matter how unforgiving the terrain. In this case, portrayed by wilderness and desert, God provides a means for us to navigate through. When there seems to be no way, take heart in the knowledge that.. there is a way.

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