Isn’t it easy to let our passion for God and life dwindle? It sure is for me. Recently, I came across this scripture and it spoke volumes about the inner cry of my heart in this season:
Let my passion for life be restored, tasting joy in every breakthrough you bring to me. Psalms 51:12
Yes, I deeply want to have passion and zest for life, being hungry for God and stirred up to do the things He has called me to do. But it has been a hard journey, riddled with setbacks, discouragement, and attacks of the Enemy. It has been a day to day struggle at times to find the hope and passion for life. I’ve needed to remind myself of God’s purpose for me and why He has me here in this season.
It’s important to recognize the season you are in with the Lord, as that helps bring clarity, vision, and guidance to walk through your season. When I recognize He has me in a transition, I am able to remember that these feelings and difficulties won’t last. It is merely a season. And, there is excitement to the new season coming.
In the meantime, I position my heart for transition by staying in His presence, crying out for that passion to be rekindled. Thank goodness He gives us glimmers of hope around the corner to help us hang on.
What areas of your life need restored passion? Is it your marriage? Your job? Your relationship with the Lord? I can say that if you rediscover your purpose and passion in the Lord that the rest of the things will fall into this place.
I encourage you to use this scripture as your prayer and hearts cry to the Lord in the areas of your life where passion needs to be restored.
God, restore my passion for life that I may taste joy in every breakthrough You give me. Let me see what You see and do a work in me that only you can do. I give you all my difficult circumstances and ask You to breathe life over each one. In Jesus name. Amen.
Copyright 2018 Marie Lorah