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Testing Me
by MARLA GROETHE
10/18/13
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Dear Jesus,

You tested me today and I passed, didn’t I?

You gave me another opportunity to turn to you, helpless and needing your wisdom and power, and this time, I admitted my dependence on you right away.

Just like you testing the Samaritan woman at the well by saying, “Go call your husband and come here.” (John 4:16) Was she thinking, “I do not know this man so rather than admit I’ve had five husbands and now I’m living with someone unmarried, I think I’ll say my husband is busy at the moment?” No, instead she did the right thing and admitted she had no husband. You said, “You have correctly said ‘I have no husband.’” (John 4:17)

What a wonderful example of knowing us completely and watching what we do with your tests. Will we submit to you, be obedient to your will and trust you, or go off on our merry little way, struggling with all our problems on our own?

I know I did you proud today with your test because you knew the situation; you knew my heart and made the answer so easy. You blessed me.

I am learning I cannot control circumstances and when I try, it is a dishonor to you. It weakens my bond with you and you have to let me try it again on my own because of the free will you give us.

We also do not know YOUR answers and how they benefit your Kingdom. Through the Samaritan woman’s admission and your acknowledgement of her truth, she said, “I perceive that you are a prophet” (John 4:19) and “I know that Messiah is coming.” (John 4:25) You said, “I who speak to you am He.” (John 4:26) She then shared her testimony with others and brought them to you.

You led people to your Father through her. She did not know your plan. She allowed herself to be your instrument.

She was open to you, just as I want to be.

YOU do the work once we are open to being your instruments “And they (other Samaritans) were saying to the woman, ‘It is no longer because of what you said that we believe, for we have heard for ourselves and know this One is indeed the Savior of the World.’” (John 4:42)

I marvel at your awesomeness and bow before you.

Love

Marla


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