TRUSTING GOD IN IMPOSSIBILITIES
During the second year of the reign of king Nebuchadnezzar, he had disturbing dreams that he couldn't sleep. He called all his magicians, enchanters, sorcerers, astrologers, and he demanded them to tell him his dreams and their interpretations. However, they couldn't tell his dreams, so the king ordered to kill all of them and the wise men he trained for three years. And when they had found Daniel to kill him, he asked permission from the king to give him time so that he might declare the interpretation. The king granted him time, and Daniel went to his three friends to pray and asked God to give them the dreams and their interpretations. Then God revealed to them the dreams and their interpretations. Daniel praised God and said, "To You, O God of my fathers, I give thanks and praise, for You have given me wisdom and power; even now You have made known to me what we requested of You, for You have made known to us the king's matter." (Daniel 2:23).
It must have been very frightening for Daniel and his three friends to be hunted and killed. All the wise men in Nebuchadnezzar's kingdom didn't have the answer because the dreams came from God to reveal to Nebuchadnezzar what would happen in the future. When Daniel was confronted with impossibility, his faith in God carried him through. What he knew about His God became His confidence and answer to his troubled time. It wasn't comfortable to get a death sentence, but through this experience, Daniel and his friends experienced the power of God in their lives, and they would never be the same again after this experience.
Everything we know about God through His word is not meant for us to increase our knowledge of Him only, but it should strengthen our faith in Him. God allows us to go through impossibilities to give us the opportunities to apply what He is teaching us and experience His power in our lives.
Ask yourself these questions: How did Daniel handle his impossibilities? What should I do when confronted with difficult situations? Do I believe in my heart in what I know about God?
Write down all the worries that you are facing today and lift them up to God.
Father in Heaven, you are the God of impossibilities. Everything is possible to you, including what I am facing today. Please help me to put my confidence in what I know about you. In your name Jesus, I pray. Amen.