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Many Christians struggle, wondering what the will of God is for their lives. God does impart specific direction to His people concerning His plans and purposes for them. But even when God doesn’t seem to be saying anything specific to them about His plan, believers can know and do the will of God in their everyday lives simply by being doers of the Word.
Samantha Levy—Sam as she likes to be called—grew up shy and had a lot of insecurities and fears. So coming to RBTC was a huge step for her. She hadn’t even heard of Rhema until 2007. But coming here changed her life!
“Rhema brought me out of a lot of fear. I realized that I’m capable of doing [what God has called me to do.] I no longer worry about the stuff I used to, and I’m happier. To know that people actually care is huge. And Rhema is really big on that . . . we’re there for each other.”
Sometimes in our lives we want to say, “God, what’s going on?” That’s what I said in 1962 when I got a letter from Uncle Sam telling me I was to be inducted into the U.S. Army. I was in Bible school, and I’d been involved in ministry since I was 18. It didn’t seem logical!
In the Book of Exodus, we read that when the children of Israel left Egypt, God did not lead them on the shortest or easiest route. He did not take them on the road everyone else would have taken.
If your employer told you that you were getting a raise of $200 a week, you would be overjoyed. In fact, you might immediately call your wife or husband and say, “Honey, my boss raised my salary $200 a week! Let’s go out and buy that car we’ve been wanting!”
Many of us react like that when we hear words we trust. We might not have the money in hand yet, but because we believe the words that were spoken to us, we operate in faith on them. Words such as these create excitement in us. And because we believe them, we act on them.