We do not know what to do, but our eyes are upon you." All the men of Judah, with their wives and children and little ones, stood there before the LORD. 2 Chronicles 20:12 & 13
The pastor at the church we visited this weekend used Scripture from 2 Chronicles to illustrate the need for us to pray for our nation and to seek God for direction on the healthcare issue. While I may be shortsighted, this verse leapt out and grabbed me, for me.
“But our eyes are on You” is exactly the attitude and feeling I have.
Peace. [Yoga breath: deeply through pursed lips]
Then Monday morning, I opened my daily Bible verse from Sunday’s emails and:
bLAM! How about 2 Chronicles, Jehoshaphat seeking the Lord?!
The call was quite clear and we’re praying and fasting today.
I know that there will be an answer on the house; how could it be any different when so many people are praying, fasting, and hoping on it?
But, first and foremost, “our eyes are on You”. And in that, I find rest.
We’re moved out of our apartment, nearly completely, and on to the next phase.
It’s shown me some interesting aspects of my character—the need for a “home” and a secure place to live. While I thought I was up for the adventure of living on the fly, it’s harder than I thought, especially since I feel like I need to be painting something, or refinishing things I need for the new baby, and becoming acquainted with our new home!
Being grounded and reminded that the Lord is meeting our needs through those tangible attention-grabbers really was perfect timing.
It always is. Expectantly waiting.
What are you waiting for? Are your eyes on Him?