All The Chapters In Between

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I love cards.

I was recently looking through the Max Lucado line of Day Spring cards. I have been a fan of Mr. Lucado’s writing for many years. I believe he writes some of the best word pictures, and I enjoy looking at the world through his eyes.  One of the cards I was browsing, had this quote from him.

There is more to your life than you ever thought. There is more to your story than what you have read.– Max Lucado

Most of us go through our days wondering about our story. When will things change? Why am I here? How in the world am I supposed to do this? Who am I, really? Where am I headed? What is my purpose?

We all pretty much know when our story began, none of us really know when our story will end, and we all long for the chapters in between to mean something.

Some days I’m stuck in a chapter in the middle of the book. It’s difficult to see where the story is going. I know the plot doesn’t always seem to make sense…at least not to me.

That’s the thing…

I have to remind myself that I am not the writer of the book.

Your eyes saw my unformed body. All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be….. Psalm 139:16  NIV

God knew my story before the first sentence was written on my life…and He knows your story too. You can rest assured that you are not forgotten. Your story will never end up in the clearance bin, marked down, or given away for free.

You were bought for a high price.

Your story is part of a bigger story…written by the Creator. He is The Alpha and The Omega…The Beginning and The End…..

and all the chapters in between.

For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Jeremiah 29:11 NIV