It’s been a really exciting time in my household lately. My eldest son, Jakobe has officially entered into Middle School. I can’t believe this time has finally come. He is no longer mommy’s baby he has officially become mommy’s big-boy baby. Although he was so excited about finally leaving elementary behind and moving forward to a new school and new things, he’s was concerned about the change and all the typical things kids worry about. Will I know where to go? How do I use a locker? Will the work be hard? Will I be the cool kid? Will they like me? And the list went on. As many times as I tried to comfort him and tell him that everything is going to be okay and that he is well prepared for this next phase in his life. There was always that final question…. Well, Mom how do you know? And finally I just had to say “Because I Said So!”
Like Jakobe, I know that I have gone to God asking Him the same questions. How do you know that I am worth saving? How do you know that I’m strong enough? How do you know that I can fulfill your purpose for my life? How do you know that my husband is coming? How do you know I’m the right choice? Just like many Christians I was looking for some dramatic life lesson and message, but God’s answer was so simple “Because I Said So”!
There was a time that I forgot who I was. I forgot that I was His daughter born into royalty. That my life was not my own, it belong to Him. Who was I to say that I didn’t deserve a future when His word tells us in Jeremiah 29:11– For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. Who was I to say that I wasn’t good enough when He already looked at me at said that I was beautifully and wonderfully made? His image is what I now represented. I’m His child created in His very image. I couldn’t let a false perception of my imperfection lead my life in a different direction then what God set for me. The bible tells us in Philippians 4:13– “I can do all this through him who gives me strength”. It also tells me in Numbers 29:19– “God is not a man that he should lie; neither the son of man, which he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? Or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?”
So, when doubt tries to creep in and you are looking at your situation and feeling as though there is no way out. Or you just feel like you’re just not good enough. Remember that you are a more than a conqueror and you are definitely more than enough. In Christ you are unstoppable. You know why? Because He Said So!