God has (and has always had) His perfect will for your life. As father and creator He has plans to prosper you, plans to give you hope and a future (Jeremiah 29:11).
There are so many biblical examples of seeing God’s plans come to pass and resulting in a better future: Abraham & Sarah, Moses, Joseph, Hannah, Esther, Jonah – to name a few. The challenges of today, such as Coronavirus, are no greater than what these patriarchs faced.
As the feature scripture seems to suggest, maybe we need to find out what God’s plans are for our lives, rather than asking Him to bless our plans. After all, He is the one who planned for us (even if our parents didn’t) and has His perfect plan for us:
14 I will give thanks and praise to You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; wonderful are Your works, and my soul knows it very well.Psalm 139:14-18
15 My frame was not hidden from You, when I was being formed in secret, and intricately and skillfully formed [as if embroidered with many colours] in the depths of the earth.
16 Your eyes have seen my unformed substance; and in Your book were all written the days that were appointed for me, when as yet there was not one of them [even taking shape].
17 How precious also are Your thoughts to me, O God! How vast is the sum of them!
18 If I could count them, they would outnumber the sand. When I awake, I am still with You.
Plans… Pause for thought…
God bless you!
‘But test everything that is said. Hold on to what is good.’
1 Thessalonians 5:21 (New Living Translation)