Have you ever had one of those days where everything just seems to be going wrong?
You know the kind of days I mean? It’s not necessarily anything major, just day-to-day frustrations mounting up: traffic delays, work overload, uncooperative people, failed plans, underlying worries- the kind of day when despite your best efforts nothing seems to work and you wonder why everything has to be so hard.
Of course, sometimes it is the major things. As we look at the world, at those around us, or even at our own lives, there is plenty of brokenness to see:
war, cancer, divorce, abuse, racism, poverty… the list goes on.
No matter what we do to try and make life work, it just feels like something is broken.
Surely this is not how it is meant to be.
Often the only way we can make any sense of our individual stories is by seeing them in the context of God’s big story, and as we look at the opening chapters of the Bible, we can see that our instinct is right.
This is not how it is meant to be…
This post is part of a three-week series called “Woven” looking at how the Bible connects as one big story, and how the threads of God’s love for us are woven through both the Old and New Testaments, so it’s an ideal place to start if you’re looking for a new resource to help you spend time in God’s Word each day!
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