Don't See the Problem
In her book Lena, Margaret Jensen writes of sobbing out her heartache over her prodigal son to Lena, the infirmary nurse in the clinic where Margaret worked. "I might as well be dead! No way I can live with this grief. I can't live without Ralph in the fold."
"Don't see the problem-just see Jesus," Lena encouraged. "Let the joy of the Lord be your strength. Thank You, Jesus, for searching for our lamb," sobbed the dear lady.
They started with a sobbing "Doxology" and ended with a victorious, "Praise the Lord." Lena stretched her arms to heaven. "Thank You, Jesus. We done birthed a child in the Spirit."
Margaret Jensen later wrote in her diary, "I won't be any happier the day Ralph comes home than I am today receiving the answer in my spirit, by faith."
Nine months later Ralph left his drugs and rebellious ways and came home to his family and to God.
Although faith is the evidence of things unseen, it is not a weaker evidence just because it sees the invisible. Faith is spiritual sight. It is the ability to be confident of that which is "not seen."
Thank You, Jesus, that faith can be more real than a physical substance.
"What is faith? It is the confident assurance that what we hope for is going to happen. It is the evidence of things we cannot yet see" (Hebrews 11:1).