Wait on the Lord

by | Sep 6, 2021 | Miracles | 1 comment

tiny_clock.jpg

Today’s Miracle Monday is an experience had by Sister Denise DiFalco Dickson, which she shared in her testimony in March 2021.

In early 2021, I was downcast over the state of our country and the direction it was going. There were a few personal struggles I was also facing. One morning in March, I awoke to this verse on my mind: 

But they that shall wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength: they shall mount themselves as eagles; and they shall run and not be weary. (Isaiah 40:31)

A few hours later I received a telephone call from the nursing center where my mother was placed because she has dementia. Due to the Covid pandemic, I was not allowed to see my mother in person for an entire year, and this was extremely difficult for me. But on this particular day, a staff member called to ask if I would like to come and visit her. Visit her?!

To me, this was a miracle and I was elated! Our coming together was bittersweet because my mom no longer recognizes me, but I was so thankful to see that her spirits were very high. At least she was now content and at peace with where she was, and I thank the Lord for that.

Within that same week, I witnessed the hand of God move on my behalf once again. 

My life insurance ends the day I turn 65, which is coming up this year. This has been weighing on my mind for a while because I knew that, with my many pre-existing conditions, it would not be possible to obtain new insurance.

Not wanting to be a burden to my family, I was upset by this. I should have brought it to the Lord in prayer. But God knew this was on my mind, and I received a notice in the mail from the place I have been banking with for 15 years. I had completely forgotten that when I first opened that account, I got a small life insurance policy. Not once had I heard from them since. As it turns out, as a reward for my faithful membership with them, they now offered more life insurance coverage to me (with no questions asked) as long as I paid the premiums. 

Again, God moved mountains to give me exactly what I needed. He is always so good. I am so thankful that He renews my strength so perfectly!

But they that shall wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength: they shall mount themselves as eagles; and they shall run and not be weary. (Isaiah 40:31)

When the Wait Is Over

So often, we must wait for God to open doors. And when He does, we rejoice! Did today’s article remind you of a time when you were waiting and then … one day the wait was over? Because God showed up? Click here to tell us all about it. 

This article has undergone ministry review and approval.

1 Comment

  1. Sister Amaris

    Thank you Sister. I have been away from the church for a while due to the pandemic and personal reasons. This is just what I needed to hear. God continues to move and work behind the scenes when we need Him the most.

    Reply

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Further Reading

eye_looking_up.jpg

He Saved My Sight

Today's Miracle Monday comes from Sister Naomi Hopkins from the Pinetop-Lakeside Branch. It happened a few years back but was related in a recent testimony meeting. I was losing sight in one eye, and my doctor said I had to have surgery. He assured me that it would...

Read More

gavel_scales.jpg

Weighed in the Balance

Today's Miracle Monday is an experience that Brother Gary Thompson had on June 16, 2021. I was preparing to teach a men's class in my branch. I was praying, asking God to give me something to share with the class. He had already given me the topic and the first...

Read More

Never Miss a New Article

Subscribe to Our Email List
Sign up and get every new blog post sent straight to your inbox so you always have the day’s devotional at your fingertips.

We never share your email address with anyone for any reason, and we use it only to send you Gospel Blog emails. Just articles, not ads!

Your Story for God’s Glory

Share Your Testimony on Miracle Monday

We devote Miracle Monday to sharing miracle stories. From finding a lost wedding ring to healing cancer on the spot, Jesus Christ has done it all, big and small.

And we want to hear about what He’s done for you.

The Gospel Blog Is Open for Submissions

We encourage devotional-style or scripture-based articles in the ballpark of 500 words. We are open to any topic that glorifies God and unites the Church.