Please take just a few moments and look back over your life and look at the times when you don’t know what happened but somehow you made it through and accident, a sickness or some other traumatic thing. People say it was a miracle or the doctor was the one, or my car swerved at the very last second and for the most part never give God the glory for the real reason it was averted or you were saved. I know that to be true because I did that very thing, I stopped and looked back on my life and I was horrified at some of the things that happened yet I was totally blessed because even though I did not know Jesus as my personal savior He saved me. I thought so much about my life that I wrote a book about it called “I See God In It”. I looked at every instance in my life and had no explanation but somehow I knew it was God.
I am sure that others are or could be a part of why things turned out the way they did, but have you ever thought that maybe God was the one who prompted that person to help or that it was God who gave that doctor the ability to do what he does. So many people want to discount what God has done because they really don’t want to admit that it was God or that people might think them crazy I would challenge you to always remember that without your breath you would not be here and there is no one on this earth that can provide that for you other than God.
A few years ago I read this poem and realized just how much God does do and it changed my perspective on my life and it can change yours as well. The poem is If God Should Go On Strike.
IF GOD SHOULD GO ON STRIKE
How is it that God above
Has never gone on strike
Because he was not treated fair
In things He didn't like.
If only once He'd given up,
And said, 'That's it, I'm through!
I've had enough of those on earth,
So this is what I'll do;
I'll give my orders to the sun -
'Cut off the heat supply!'
And to the moon - 'Give no more
Light, and run the ocean dry.'
Then just to make things really tough
and put the pressures on,
'Turn off the vital oxygen
till every breath is gone!'
You know, He would be justified
if fairness was the game.
For no one has been abused
or met with more disdain
Than God, any yet He carries on
Supplying you and me
with all the favors of His grace
And everything for free.
Men say they want a better deal
And so on strike they go.
But what a deal we've given
To God to whom all things we owe.
We don't care whom we hurt
To gain the things we like.
But what a mess we'd all be in
If God should go on strike!!
Everyone should stop get off of the merry go round we call the world and take a serious look at our lives. God does things for a purpose and for a reason, some may say it happened for this or that reason but if you know God and serve Him you know otherwise. If you don’t know God then there is no time like now to surrender and have a source of life that will change you forever. We all have to make our own decisions because God gave us a free will and people need to remember that the decision they make they will have to live with. Take note of this if you are considering following Jesus, this life is very short but eternity is forever and the decision you make today will either give you eternal life in happiness and love or eternal life in agony and destruction. The choice is totally and completely yours. No one can make that decision for you, it is the one decision you will have to make on your own. Remember what the bible says in John 14:6, Jesus said, I am the way the truth and the life, no one comes to the Father except through me. You can do all the good you want but unless you know Jesus as your Lord and Savior you have nothing. One last statistic I will leave you with to help you in your decision the world statistic is this, One out of One of us are going to die and nothing we can do will ever change that. The decision is yours and I pray that you make the right one.
How much can God do? Everything and without Him we have nothing.