I’m In The Unfamiliar to Become Familiar With God

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The one thing we can agree on is the pandemic has put us all in an unfamiliar place. There is no place on earth that has not been impacted by Covid19. Being in this unfamiliar place has caused some people to function and act irrationally. Being in an unfamiliar place has brought out the worse in some people. However, this should not be true about the children of the Lord. Being in an unfamiliar place means that you don’t recognize or have any knowledge of it. In essence, there is nothing you see that is familiar. Now that you are in an unfamiliar place, what do you think the Lord wants you to do? Do you think He wants you to quit, and go hide in a corner and have a pity party?

The purpose for being in this unfamiliar place is to cause you to gravitate closer to the Lord. Saints, we have to remember our God knows how to take a negative situation and make it positive. There are several people in the Bible that found themselves in unfamiliar places. Some were following God’s directions, while others were taken by force. No matter how they got there, they all became more familiar with God. Abraham was told by God to leave his country, kindred, and his father’s house. God tells him to go to a land where he will be blessed, and he will become a great nation. This all sounds good, but Abraham and Sarah have no children, and they are old. However, he did as God instructed and God did just what He said. However, this would not have been possible if Abraham was not willing to go to a place he did not know. 

Joseph the son of Jacob, did not have a good relationship with his brothers. They sold him as a slave and told their father a wild beast must have killed him. Joseph found himself in an unfamiliar place, but it caused him to become more familiar with God. In a span of fourteen years, Joseph went from being in a pit, sold into slavery, and then put in prison. In every situation, it moved him to become more familiar with God. After interpreting the pharaoh’s dream, he was placed second in command in the land of Egypt. He was in the unfamiliar, in order to save many lives. 

The one thing you can’t do when in an unfamiliar place is focus on it because if you do it can overwhelm you. You have to remember this, it does not matter what is unfamiliar, because I’m familiar with God. The Lord wants us to become familiar with Him when you are dealing with the unfamiliar. Put your complete trust in the Lord, and see how He will grow you. This pandemic is unfamiliar, but you will become even more familiar with the Lord. He wants you to grow in your relationship with Him. Once you do this, you will be able to help others to do the same. You will let them know, I’m in the unfamiliar to become familiar with God. This will allow the Lord to grow you to save many lives. Continue to walk in your blessings!