Sunday, October 19, 2014

It Seems

Day #19

It seems that the world doesn't want us to "voice" our opinion.

They don't want us to point out a wrong.

That is "intolerant".

They don't want us to stand on a principle.

That is "narrow-minded".

They don't want us to speak up for our child.

That is "not letting them grow".

They don't want us to hold them accountable

for their jobs, 
their actions 
or their word.

That is "being difficult"
or “judgemental”
or “not supportive”.
This is how things seem.

But I know that God can be held accountable for every promise He ever made.

Every. Single. One.

He doesn't whine that it isn't in his contract.

Or turn it on me to uphold.

He doesn't accuse me of not having any promises.

Or "being difficult" for asking Him to keep His.

He just keeps them.

Before time began He had every intention of keeping His promises.

Before I ever acknowledged Him,

He kept them.

When I don’t understand,

He keeps them still.

And it seems the gap between this world 

and HIM 

will always feel IMMENSE.


  1. The gap is immense, and yet He always reaches down to us whenever we look to Him. Isn't it a blessing?

  2. Amen, Karmen!! Love this!!

  3. So much truth here! Thank you for sharing. Our sermon today was being accountable to God, I think your post fits nicely into that theme.

  4. Anonymous8:55 PM

    I love that you said "when I don't understand, He keeps them still." As human beings, sometimes it's hard to understand why God would keep a certain promise. Especially how we can be sometimes. But, God is good and He has a plan. Even if we don't understand why.

  5. I love how you broke up the lines to show the huge gap between humanity and God. Perfectly illustrates your topic! And so true. So true.

  6. Anonymous10:59 PM

    Yes. Perfect. We can always count on God to follow through on His promises.


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