God Is Untying Your Knots One at a Time
May the Lord direct your hearts into [realizing and showing] the love of God and into the steadfastness and patience of Christ and in waiting for His return. ó2 Thessalonians 3:5
Picture your life as a jumble of shoestrings all tied up in knots, each shoestring a different color. Each knot represents a problem, and the process of untangling those knots and straightening out those problems is going to take a bit of time and effort. It took a long time to tie all those knots, and it will take some time to straighten them all out.
In our modern, instantaneous society, we tend to jump from one thing to another, but God is never in a hurry. He never quits or runs out of patience. He will deal with us about one particular thing, and then He will let us rest for a whileóbut not too long. Soon He will come back and begin to work on something else. He will continue until, one by one, our knots are all untied.
If it sometimes seems that youíre not making any progress, itís because the Lord is untying your knots one at a time. Let His patience develop in you, and sooner or later, you will see victory in your life and experience the freedom you have wanted for so long.
Prayer Starter: God, Iím so glad that You can work out all of my knots and get my life straightened out. Help me develop steadfastness and patience as You work continually in my life.