I am so thankful right now that I am a sinner saved by grace, because right now there is so much happening and if I didnt have the Lord with me in this I would be in deep depression right now.
I met with the real estate agent a couple of hours ago and the house will go on the market in 1 month and 3 days. So my wife and I have 1 month and 3 days to move and clean the house. The real estate agent told me it would sell much faster and to a much higher price if we didnt live there when it came on the market.
In about two hours from now, I will go and look at an apartment that looks perfect for us. But tomorow the bank will withdraw from my account interests on the mortgage on our house. (You might remember how I came to a settlment with the bank to only pay interest on the house mortgage until the month of May). The amount for the interest they will withdraw tomorow is the same amount that I need for a downpayment on the apartment we are going to look at in two hours. And because our wages are garnished I dont know right now if this months paycheck will be big enough to cover both the interests on the house mortgage AND the deposit on the apartment coupled with the first rent.
The bank that has our house mortgage does this automaticly from our account. So there is no way for me to stop them from taking the money to cover the interests on the house mortgage. And I dont know when I will get this months paycheck. Perhaps if I had them within the next hour and 30 minutes on my account I could do something since they will not withdraw the money until tomorow.
But then again I feel a check in my spirit “dont do that”.
This is when I am thankful for being a sinner saved by grace with my faith firmly in the cross of Christ, baptized in the Holy Spirit with tounges.
In the midst of this “chaos” right now where I dont know what will happen, how it will happen or where the money will come from, I find peace and security in focusing my mind on the cross of Christ, and I find it so much easier to hear from Him when I turn to tongues. Combined with my faith in the cross tongues calmes me down and helps me to hear what He wants to say to me.
Dont get me wrong, tongues are not the object of my faith. They are a most valued help in a difficult situation. The object is and will always be the cross of Christ. And I know because of this I have peace in the midst of the storm, and I know because of this, my heavenly Father got this so I can relax.
Praise the Lord !!