Oftentimes, many are too worried and overwhelmed by their problems and the circumstances of their lives to notice the blessings of God around them. The answer or miracle they need may already be in the little signs or details around them which they’re not discerning enough to observe.
But notice something different about the Prophet Elijah in our opening verse; After three and a half years of drought; he began praying to God for the heavens to open and bring forth rain. As he prayed, he sent out his servant several times to check if the rains were coming. Each time, the young man returned with a negative report, saying, “No, master, there’s no sign of rain outside.”
At the seventh time, however, he came back saying, “I’m not sure if it counts for anything; but I see a ‘little cloud’ in the sky, the size of a man’s hand’ . At this point, Elijah sprang to his feet and said, “Yes, that’s it!” and immediately sent a message to King Ahab; “Quick, get into your carriage and head for the city before the rain stops you!”
Elijah’s servant only reported that he saw a little cloud, but that was all Elijah needed; he knew he had made progress. He was able to observe something different in the present state of affairs. Can you observe something different in your life today? Like Elijah, choose to see that “sign” of change as an indication that you already have the victory.
AFTER SEEING THE CLOUD, YOU NEED TO AFFIRM IT
Don’t wait; immediately affirm, and keep affirming that you’re victorious in Christ. Keep declaring your victory, confident that God’s Word and His life in you has made you whole and brought perfection to your physical body, your life and circumstances.
Recognize the work of God in and around you and give Him glory. Refuse to allow your mind to be clogged with worries so you can hear God’s voice and discern His presence, beauty and signs. Like Elijah, see that you’ve made, and are making progress and impact through the subtle signs in your everyday life.
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