God makes a promise in Isaiah 46 to His people. But it’s a promise about who He is, what type of God He is. Because of that, we can apply it to ourselves as well as to the people He wrote it to. Check it out –
9 Remember the former things, those of long ago;
I am God, and there is no other;
I am God, and there is none like me.
10 I make known the end from the beginning,
from ancient times, what is still to come.
I say, ‘My purpose will stand,
and I will do all that I please.’
11 From the east I summon a bird of prey;
from a far-off land, a man to fulfill my purpose.
What I have said, that I will bring about;
what I have planned, that I will do.
Do you catch all of that? Those are some amazing promises! He will do whatever it is He sets His sights on doing. He has known from the beginning of time how everything will play out, and He will accomplish His goals. The beautiful part is He can allow us to be completely free to serve and love Him, or not to and sin, and yet He is unfazed. I love that. You and I really are free, because God has total control over everything.
We often think either we are free, and God sits back OR God is in control, and we don’t really have any choice in how things go. But it’s not that way at all. BECAUSE God is so powerful and mighty, BECAUSE He is unstoppable, BECAUSE He is amazing; He can give us total freedom to act and it doesn’t impinge on His power.
This takes a ton of worry and stress off of us. God will accomplish His plans, and they are good. He will win the day today. And tomorrow. And the next. It’s not up to us to make it all work, to be sure we hit everything perfectly. He carries us. This is why Jesus tells us not to worry about tomorrow. God has it. It will be finished. He does win.
We just need to be on His side.
So, whatever worry is holding you down today, whatever fear is stressing you out, whatever decision is making you cower; let it go. God will accomplish His plans, in you, today. Just trust Him. He’s promised. He’s good. What He has said, He will bring about and what He has planned, He will do.