Be “THE” Miracle

In the situations that we and those around us face on a daily basis, God is working out all the details. He is working them out toward His intended goal, which is His glory. When things happen in the lives of our loved ones that are beyond our control or are overwhelming to us, we often go to God in prayer, asking Him to work a miracle.

I, too, have prayed this prayer on numerous occasions. I was looking for some huge miracle that God was going to make happen, that would be undeniable to every one that it was God. However, I have learned through my own life’s journey that God often uses us to be the miracle, for “such a time as this”.

Esther 4:14 New Living Translation (NLT) says, 
14 If you keep quiet at a time like this, deliverance and relief for the Jews will arise from some other place, but you and your relatives will die. Who knows if perhaps you were made queen for just such a time as this?”

Most of the time, we do not realize that God is using us for this same purpose as He used Esther, “for just such a time as this”. Our strength and resources are often being exhausted to help another person out of the situations that they have placed themselves in. We must recognize that God is using us to first show His unfailing love towards them. “Yes, you messed up! Yes, you did not make the right choices! But, because I (GOD) love you so much, I am sending you a way out.” That way out is, often, you and I, and in our lives, God may use someone else to be the miracle for us.

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