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Rejection is God’s protection

Have you ever heard the phrase, "rejection is God's protection?" Well, I do believe it's true sometimes. Yes, sometimes there are people, places, and things the Lord knows doesn't mean us any good and He ensures we encounter roadblocks at every turn concerning them. I know it's a difficult pill to swallow when we really want to be approved or accepted by certain people we want in our lives, or for certain places to open up to us, or to be able to obtain certain things. Yet, it seems we are locked out at every opportunity, right? Well, that is sometimes God's protection for us and of course that is a great thing. 

God has better for us and He knows when timing is not in our favor. So, instead of trying to make things happen in our own strength, which usually results in failure and utter disaster (I know from experience), we have to let God work, then wait on Him. Waiting means continuing to go forward with the road He has us on and staying focused on what He has us doing. When we do that, before we know it, that person, place, or thing we really wanted will be right in front of us. Psalm 37:3-7 says, "Trust in the Lord and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him and he will do this: He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun. Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him." Trust God and never give up on what He has for you. One of the reasons He's protecting you is because He has more for you.
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