He Makes All Things New
“Remember not the former things,
nor consider the things of old.
“Behold, I am doing a new thing;
now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?
I will make a way in the wilderness
and rivers in the desert.”
“And he who was seated on the throne said,
“Behold, I am making all things new.”
Also he said, “Write this down for these words
are trustworthy and true.”
Spring has sprung! I am loving the beautiful sunrises, birds chirping in the morning, and seeing plants begin to bud- ready to burst forth with beauty and color. We had a long winter, and I believe I saw snow yesterday, but we know that we are so close to warmer weather and all that spring has to offer.
As I’m getting “all the spring feels,” I am also so beautifully reminded that He makes all things new.
Isn’t that so comforting?? That no matter what I’ve done or how far I fall short- He make all things new. Jesus restores what we waste. Whatever trial or hardship I’m facing- He makes all things new. The disappointments that life brings- “Behold, I will do a new thing.” We can claim these promises of God in our lives and trust that Jesus will make spring beauty out of whatever winter wilderness it seems we have gone through.
In my devotions this morning, I was reading in Luke 8 about the woman with the issue of blood. She had spent all of her livelihood on physicians to help cure her of this flow of blood that she had for twelve years with no avail.
But then Jesus . .
He steps in and changes her live forever. With just a touch of His garment, she was HEALED. Her faith made her well! I wish I could sit down with her, with a cup of coffee, and hear her share how Jesus, in His healing power, made her new. I’m sure it would be an emotional but powerful conversation. She spent twelve years feeling like an outcast because she was considered unclean to those around her. Twelve lonely, frustrating years I’m sure. But with one touch, she was made well. Absolutely amazing.
Sweet sister, I want to encourage you that Jesus can do the same in your life. In His timing, according to His purposes, He will step in and make a way in your wilderness and bring rivers in your desert. I wholeheartedly believe that, and I hope you do too.