Elijah said to God, “…I alone am left…” and God said, “I have reserved seven thousand”. After He comforts him and gives him nourishment. After He says, “Go, return on your way to the Wilderness”.
Possible that things will get worse before they get better. Do not be afraid or dismayed. The battle is not yours, but God’s. You will not need to fight in this battle. Position yourselves, stand still and see the salvation of the Lord, who is with you. Do not fear or be dismayed. Go out against them, for the Lord is with you.
If you have run with the footmen, and they have wearied you, then how can you contend with horses?
Things might not get better for awhile but I am not abandoned. Prayers are being answered. For good. Just not the way that is wanted or expected.
The disciples were loved and safe in the boat even though the waves were whipping all around terribly.
Fighting to stay rested. Almost what it seems like. And yet still He is the One fighting for me. Can I really just be a kid on His lap? Let Him do ALL the heavy lifting? Seems like everything is being stripped away to where I have no other options.
I was reading about how we think a day starts at sunset but the Jewish people think the day starts at sundown, I believe. So I guess when it is dark, that means the light is around the corner. Not the end but the beginning.