God Can Turn it Around

Sometimes it Is Difficult to See God’s Purpose

Who is God using to bring you low today?
Perhaps it is a proud Peninnah to taunt you along the way.

How about a jealous Haman plotting to hang you out to dry,
Or a disloyal Absalom cursing you like a Shimei?

It could be a Mrs. Potipher with all her accusing strife.
Maybe it’s a self-willed Pashur terrorizing your life.

Remember how God used Pharaoh to afflict His own?
He was getting them ready to be a new nation strong.

Job was a fading light in the eyes of those not distressed
Yet, his latter end, more than his beginning was blessed.

They wagged their heads at the forsaken Christ on the tree.
But, through weakness He secured the greatest victory.

Sometimes it does get worse before it gets better.
So, if you must lighten your ship and let her drive, let her.

The clouds of opposition carry the rains of opportunity.
The blessing is on the way—so pray with importunity.

Just ask Hannah, Mordecai, David, Joseph, or Jeremiah about their crown,
And, they will surely say, “No matter how hard it gets, God can turn it around.”

“He bringeth low, and lifteth up.” 1 Samuel 2:7b

July 31, 2013

Dr. Tim Cruse

Pastor, Shining Light Baptist Church

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