5. No Peace
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Have you spent nights toiling in anxiety over this relationship? If so, perhaps God is allowing this unrest for a reason.
Nighttime is generally when our minds can slow down and contemplate or decipher things because we do not have the distractions occurring during the day. This can be a place where instead of tossing and turning over the decision to end things in your own strength you go before the Lord in prayer.
Remember that God is the God of peace, not of confusion, and He will graciously give wisdom to those who seek Him (James 1). Through prayer and the seeking of the Lord His Spirit can provide understanding and clarity beyond anything we can even hope to accomplish in our own strength.
6. You Feel God Ending Things
Wisely shared in Job 42 is the truth of, “I know that You can do all things, no purpose of Yours can be thwarted.” The meaning behind this is often we think a relationship or path should go in a certain way, but in reality, God has a purpose that supersedes our understanding in the present time.
God may be placing on your heart or bringing to the surface nudges or leading that a relationship should come to an end. If He is doing so, believe that His purposes for such motivation carries a specific reasoning. Believe that God intends His best for His children, and at times we do not always understand the why behind His intentions, but in time it will be made clear.
Pray and ask God to reveal to you clearly and plainly what His best is, so that you in turn do not waste any more time or energy.
A Prayer for Discernment
We know that You are all knowing and sovereign above all things. Father, we know that in our own strength and flesh we can often have such a short view or comprehension of what is best for us, whereas You can see the whole picture and know fully what in time will prove to be the best route for us. Lord, even if it means we must be patient we seek to follow Your lead in obedience rather than squander time in our own folly. We come before You asking for wise discernment in our own lives. Please make it clear to our hearts what Your will and what Your best is, and help us to follow Your lead in obedience. We know that obedience is a form of worship to You, and Lord we pray for Your Spirit to enable us and indwell within us to make choices that follow Your will, not the will of our flesh. We thank You for wisdom, clarity, discernment, and direction.
In Jesus Name,
Guideposts or flashing lights may not always appear when the questioning to continue in a relationship or not arises. Taking a good assessment of the relationship, seeking godly counsel, and richly going in prayer with an open mind and heart to what His answer will be are vital in knowing how to act.
Consider the points mentioned, but mainly be open to what God may do through His answer to you. Give Him your, “yes” and believe that, either way it goes, your obedience will be matched with blessing.
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