When God Surprises You

One Sunday morning we were praying and someone shared ‘I think there is someone here who needs to talk with someone who understands’.

Following the service someone got talking to the person next to them about a situation that was troubling them. They knew of someone with a child and the relationship was a real struggle. As they talked to about the issues and what was happening that person was able to share that when they were younger that they were the same as the child. They had lived with the same issues and God had brought them to church that morning for the first time and when they arrived they happened to sit next to someone who needed to hear what they had to say.

What an amazing story of the goodness of God

The person who shared what they believed that God was saying was encouraged.

The person who had arrived at church that morning burdened and confused had been given a fresh perspective by someone who understands.

Someone who was new to our church community was able to be a blessing just by being honest about their experiences.

Watching God at work is an amazing thing? Has God encouraged you in any way? If so, I hope you tell somebody.

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About honestaboutmyfaith

Hi, my name is Graeme and I’m married to a very patient wife. We have 4 children, 2 rabbits, a terrapin (and not a lot of peace and quiet!). I’m a Regional Minister for the Eastern Baptist Association in the UK (the views expressed in this blog are my own) and I am especially interested in making Church accessible to people who have no church background and also in how we disciple people in order to equip them to live out their faith in the 21st Century.
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