Day 46 – It’s Okay Not to Understand Why

When learning to deal with a chronic illness, it is okay not to understand why this is happening to you. I know today’s verse is like yesterday’s Scripture.

I chose it to help emphasize how not understanding causes us to rely on and to trust God.

Today’s Bible Verse:

Isaiah 55:8-9 (KJV), “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts.”

What the Verse Means:

It is okay not to understand why this is happening to you because God knows. We can trust God to know what is best for us.

Personalized Prayer Using Today’s Scripture:

  • Heavenly Father, I ask that you show me your ways.
  • Lord, I pray that my thoughts would be your thoughts.
  • Help me God to submit to your thoughts and ways.

Photo Source: Pixabay

Today’s blog post is from the book “Thy Will Be Done: 60 Prayers for the Chronically Ill” by Jimmie Aaron Kepler. It is available in print and on Kindle for Amazon at Amazon Print or Amazon Kindle. If you are an Amazon Kindle Unlimited member, the book is available to read for free in Kindle format.


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