Devotional: ‘Staying Open to God’s Plan’

"Seeds of Faith"

Isaiah 55:8 For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD. 9 For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.

Many times in life we have preconceived ideas of how God is supposed to work. We try to put God in a box by telling Him what to do, how to do it, when to do it and who to use. Yet the Bible reminds us that God’s ways are not always our ways. God’s thoughts are not always our thoughts. As high as the heavens are above the earth, so are God’s thoughts and ways higher than ours. Paul tells us that God is able to do ‘exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think.’ (Eph 3:20) When we try to make God do everything ‘our…

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