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Unwarranted jealous thoughts barrage all of us at times, making it difficult for us to think clearly, rationally, and positively. Saul let his jealousy spin him out of control. But when we allow God to use the hard moment, we let our soul free to receive the good our envious heart sought to begin with.
When God makes us wait, it’s because he wants to save us from something, give us something better, or form in us something we need. David never faked being fine, as the Psalms attest. Despite years of waiting for promises that never seemed they’d come to pass, he remained in a good place with God.
God’s *purpose* for your life doesn’t depend on your willingness, but your *usability* does. We will be limited in how powerful for the Kingdom of God we will be, based on how much we let God chisel us through facing the **hard,** which in turn produces the **good.** It’s our *response* to our st...