I can’t explain it. There are no logical and rational ways to describe the ‘God magic’ that happens in my life. I have story after story of God interacting with my life and God intervening in my life.
One of the ways God constantly intervenes in my life is enabling me to memorize scripture. I have a terrible memory. I don’t remember names, I don’t remember dates, I don’t remember who wrote what or who sang what. I have trouble remembering my own phone number sometimes.
But I can memorize scripture. I do the legwork of getting out my cards hundreds of times and then God gradually etches his words on my brain. I have memorized several chapters of the Bible including James 1 and now I’m halfway through James 2. The whole book of James is my goal – unless God changes it. Supernatural. It’s not me.
I had a family situation a while ago where I thought I needed to take care of something. I thought I needed to call someone and get something figured out. I was really concerned about it and kept praying about it but it looked like nothing was happening. I kept putting this call on my ‘to do’ list for each day and it never got done. That’s very unusual for me so I realized God was stopping me from making this call. Then I got a call from the family member involved and they had totally taken care of the situation in the way that I was going to suggest. How awesome that this person decided to do the right thing on their own (with some serious nudging from God). My job was just to encourage them and pat them on the back! Perfect!
God had it handled. I learned a lot from that situation. I have to give God time to orchestrate his answers. I have to pray and keep my mouth shut. I have to actually give situations to God without taking them back. I realized I always want him to work his ‘magic’, it’s better that way.
So, when I read in Daniel that Daniel has some of the same vision that Ezekiel had, it’s not hard to recognize God doing his supernatural thing. Their visions were extremely similar even though Daniel’s was many years after Ezekiel’s. I’m not surprised. If its true, it’s true. They were visions about the ‘end times’ so they are still true today.
The visions were about the ongoing battle between good and evil – God and Satan. We are in the middle of that same battle today and this conflict will not be finished until the world ends.
Meanwhile, when we have faith and trust in our powerful Creator God, we get to experience the supernatural.
Thank you, Abba Father.