Things in this life can be overwhelming at times. Problems can seem too big to resolve. Issues can be complicated and messy. At times, it can seem like life is out of control. I confess that I get caught up in this way of thinking sometimes.
The Biggest, Ugliest Problem of All
I was pondering all this recently and a thought occurred to me. What’s the biggest, ugliest, worst-case scenario in this world? My answer?
I mean that’s the king of all problems, right? There is no problem bigger than this one and we all face it. Everyone of us is going to die. We can’t fix it. We can’t workaround it. We can’t avoid it. You and I are going to die sooner or later.
If you let it, this can be one of those things that makes life overwhelming.
BUT, as Billy Graham points out, Jesus has conquered death for us! God is bigger than even our biggest problem.
Jesus told her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me will live, even after dying. Everyone who lives in me and believes in me will never ever die.” John 11:25-26 NLT
If you have faith and truly believe what scripture tells us about Jesus and our Heavenly Father, then you can live without fear and anxiety.
What shall we say about such wonderful things as these? If God is for us, who can ever be against us? Romans 8:31 NLT
God has solved even the biggest problem of all. He has taken the sting out of death! We can put all our hope in Him. If He is for us, then who can be against us?
The Solution to All Our Problems
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him… Romans 8:28 NIV
In ALL things, God is working it out for your good. In all the problems, in all the complications, in all the messes of life, God is taking it all and weaving it into something good for you. If He can work out a solution for death, then He can surely solve all our other smaller problems. Jesus Christ is the solution to every problem we ever face!