There Is More

Day 4 of 5 • This day’s reading

Devotional

“Behold, I Will Do a New Thing”


Each of us needs newness in our lives. We crave it and we must continually seek out the new to replace and refresh the old. And meanwhile God is in the business of providing “new things.” As he says through Isaiah,


Behold, I will do a new thing,


Now it shall spring forth;


Shall you not know it? (43:19, NKJV)


What does a “new thing” look like for you? Did you know that God longs to do a new thing in and through you, not just once but every single day?


Perhaps you need supernatural intervention. Maybe the “new thing” for you looks like breakthrough in this season. I have good news—we serve a God of breakthrough. Both freedom and provision are promises that accompany a new thing. In what area of your life do you need supernatural breakthrough, or God’s intervention, or provision and freedom? Remember, He is the God of more.


Maybe the new thing you have your eyes and heart set upon requires the favor of God. Once again, He is the God of favor. The Lord wants to favor you and shower His mercy upon you. His companionship can be the source of blessing and fullness in your life that you could never have imagined—and simply staying on the path of relationship with Jesus is all that it requires.


Whatever “new thing” you need, expect it. Look for it. And move toward it.


I love the conversation God has with Moses in Exodus when this tired leader relays the fears and hesitations of his people to the Father. God’s response to his questions is this: “Why do you cry to Me? Tell the children of Israel to go forward” (Exodus 14:15, NKJV). Maybe you, too, have reached an end. Maybe you, too, long for something new but have found the road to be bumpy. God always has a way forward; you just need to keep moving. 


What kind of “new thing” do you crave? Ask God to surprise you with his goodness and favor.