Tonight my dream house fell through, and oh how I am praising the Lord! As Walk by Faith Ministry expands its horizons with my upcoming move to South Carolina, I could not have been more excited about finding the perfect house for me and my four-legged crew. I have been blessed with a team of people advising me on the long-distance house search, and together we had researched the house to no end. “It’s my dream house,” I told my friends. I had prayed God would not let me move into a house that was not His will, and I had prayed my new house would be a place for ministry and that it would glorify His name.
Tonight I received information that helped me realize the house is not for me. I was shocked at my response. I did not crumple up in tears and frustration. I could see the Lord loves me so much He wants the very best for me, and He has sent me an amazing group of loving, caring individuals to help me make a wise choice.
He also reminded me when I moved to Virginia I had my heart set on another dream house. I lost that house when I arrived, along with other dreams, and the Lord showed me I had made my dream life more important than Him. Not this time around. This time, I know I have only lost a house. My greatest love remains. Jesus. As for houses, faith in Him guarantees me a home in heaven forever. How about your dream home?
“Except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it…(Psalm 127:1 KJV).”
“For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens (2 Cor. 5:1 KJV).”