Today my friend Gaye Hughes is guest posting. We met first as neighbors, then as sisters-in-Christ and quickly became good friends. I believe Gaye has a message to share today.
Is God Enough?
I’ve asked myself that question several times throughout my life. Many times it was when I was feeling thoroughly blessed – almost guilty for being so happy. When I was young I wondered if my new car was taken away, if I could be happy with Jesus alone, that sort of thing.
Then I married and had four healthy children. Is God enough? It’s a hard question to answer when you have about all anyone could ever ask for in life … my health, a loving husband, four children, friends and family, a nice home, plenty of food, enough money, a good church, a free country to live in. I often wondered if I loved God mainly for who He is or if it was more because He has showered me with blessings.
David and I often felt guilty because we saw so many go through rough times while life was so good and relatively easy for us. We wondered if we were surrendered enough to God’s will for Him to entrust us with difficulties. We wondered if we were of such a little threat to the devil and his mission that he didn’t bother messing with us. We wondered why others seemed to be tried and tested and we were not. We wondered.
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