However, God’s standard remains intact and He will always have His way. It’s best for us to move at God’s pace. Remember, His thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are His ways your ways… (Isaiah 55:8-9).
It may seem like you’ve been forgotten and forsaken by men, be rest-assured that God has not forgotten you, neither has He forsaken you…He will never leave you comfortless!
However, He might have kept you on that spot for a particular purpose or assignment, which will be a reference point for your greatness in the future.
Haman was an Agagite, probably a descendant of king of the Amalekites; furthermore, the Amalekites were descendants of Esau the first born of Isaac, so they were sworn enemies of the Jews.
Would you rather bow? Would you bow to the pressure of this economic meltdown amongst other things? Would you bow to peer group pressure? Would you bow to enticing opportunities that are not God’s provision for you? Would you bow to sexual temptations, pre-marital and extra-marital temptations? etc.
Don’t seek the reward of men! Don’t be title-driven! Don’t run ahead of God’s timing for your life. While you are running after the blessings, don’t ‘out-run’ God. Whatever you do, do it as unto the Lord (Col. 3:23-24; Eph. 6:7).
Let the Holy Spirit guide you. Let Him direct the course of your life (Romans 8:14). Let your life be ordered by God. The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord (Psalm 37:23).
Not every breakthrough is from God. However, some breakthroughs and open doors come from the Lord, but we still need to take a step further by asking the Lord whether they are meant for us (2 Cor. 2:12-14).
If your blessing manifests before the God-ordained time, your spiritual vulnerabilities will become more evident, character default becomes more visible and you are likely to get farther from God. This eventually leads to a shipwreck of one’s destiny (Prov. 14:12; 16:25).