A friend , who knows what issue i am going through , asked me if God promised me victory in the end. Honestly He did not, He has just asked me to walk through it. It would not be the first time i did what God asked of me and there was minimal success from my perspective. A few years later i could increase my measure of that success as more information was revealed of the outcomes. Most of which were not what i was looking for . Life and ministries were changed and things conformed to the God plan not mine.
Here I Am again walking through another situation with no promise of victory. Since I have a seat at the table, I get to talk things out with my papa from heaven to negotiate the terms. What I learned from the last time was He waits for me to have some understanding of what is going on. But not everything. Then He works with me until I see His heart for the situation and we agree on the course of action for me.
The only promise I can count on is that He will in the end work all things out for my good. Kris Valloton says that if it ain't good it ain't over.
The other issue I have to address is what does victory in a situation look like . God is not really interested in the win lose scenario. He is more of the win win kind of a Father. He does love all His children equally even when they are wrong. He put His life on the line while we were still messed up as a people, because He loves us more than His rules and more than performance.
Our definition is more than likely different than Gods. He is in the relationship business and the development of His children so He can bring us all unto Himself. We tend to have a much smaller picture in mind . Our picture usually see us as the great victor coming out smelling like a rose. We tnd to make it all about us or a cause.
Sometime you just walk through a situation with only your grace for today and the trust that it is all in Gods hands .Do you really believe God is good all the time? Do you believe in the end He has your back and it will work good in your life no matter how messy it looks now?