LIFE LESSONS FROM THE BOOK OF ISAIAH 43:2(NLT)
"When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you."
10 KEYS AFTER THE DIFFICULTIES AND THE FIRE OF OPPRESSION. (Re-Edited)
1.Love for God- It will cause you to love God even more at the end.why? If it hadn't been for God , you and I know we would not have come out of it .So rather than our love for Him to go down , it increases the more , because of the knowledge of Him we now have . "faithful God".1 John 4:16(NLT)"We know how much God loves us, and we have put our trust in his love. God is love, and all who live in love live in God, and God lives in them."
2.Increase in faith - After you have fought the good fight of faith , one of the rewards you get is a boost in your faith which stabilizes and strengthens your confidence in Him.Key - why was David not afraid to fight Goliath ? because his faith had increased from his previous fights with the lion and the bear. 1 Sam 17:36 (NIV)"Your servant has killed both the lion and the bear; this uncircumcised Philistine will be like one of them, because he has defied the armies of the living God."
3.Trust - you will come to learn more that trust grows better in adversity than in victory .In victory you celebrate your trust in Him. but in adversity trust is not an option , it is the only "option" .Bible says in the book of Psalms 62:8(NLT)"O my people, trust in him at all times. Pour out your heart to him, for God is our refuge. Interlude."
4.Worship- A true worshipper is someone who has seen many battles , gone through many trials that he now sees God and know Him as the ultimate . Nothing moves him anymore like Paul in the book of (Acts 20:24). This was one of the secrets of David's many victories in battle ,he was a true worship per. He believed in God and he trusted God no matter what he faced . Psalm 27:1(Amp)"The Lord is my light and my salvation—Whom shall I fear?The Lord is the refuge and fortress of my life—
Whom shall I dread?"
5.Divine protection - At the end you will come to learn more about His divine protection , provision and guidance which helps to destroy the fear of the enemy. Isaiah 41:10(Amp)"Do not fear [anything], for I am with you;Do not be afraid, for I am your God.I will strengthen you, be assured I will help you;I will certainly take hold of you with My righteous right hand [a hand of justice, of power, of victory, of salvation].’
6.Peace - Is not easy at times to hold your peace in a tight storm .but this is what you learn at the end , an uncommon kind of joy , love that can only come from God when you choose to do His will . John 14:27(NLT)""I am leaving you with a gift--peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don't be troubled or afraid."
7.Impossibilities - At the end it will open you up to a God of all impossibilities . That truly God can do all things . Is a revelation that comes at the end of the trial / hard test . Luke 1:37(Amp)" For with God nothing [is or ever] shall be impossible.”
8.His faithfulness - It will teach you something many Christians still need to learn when they go through their storms," His faithfulness" . Even when you can't sense His presence in your situation . He is still silently at work , bringing the matter to its ultimate end . Isaiah 60:20(Amp)"Your sun will no longer set,Nor will your moon wane;For the Lord will be your everlasting light,And the days of your mourning will be over.".
9.joy - At the end you will experience a deep sense of joy and gratitude to God for what He has done . joy unspeakable .1 peter 1:8 (Amp)"Though you have not seen Him, you love Him; and though you do not even see Him now, you believe and trust in Him and you greatly rejoice and delight with inexpressible and glorious joy,"
10.Holy Spirit - One very important key at the end of your trial is that it will teach you how to listen and also to be led more by the voice of the HOLY SPIRIT . Isaiah 30:21 (Amp)" Your ears will hear a word behind you, “This is the way, walk in it,” whenever you turn to the right or to the left."
BONUS POINT :
It will teach you that truly every challenge in life has an end . Prov 23:18 " For surely there is an end; and thine expectation shall not be cut off."
Quote test :
"your test has a way of pressing out the anointing on your life" . Anthony buwawa ogor
Prayer : Father see me through every test , every challenge of my life now in Jesus mighty name , Amen.
God bless you .