There are times God seems silent. We don’t hear him. We trust he is there. Sometimes all we can do is hope we can trust.
Several years ago at a day of prayer and fasting Pastor Mark Denyes shared these verses from Job about the silence of God:
8 “But if I go to the east, he is not there;
if I go to the west, I do not find him.
9 When he is at work in the north, I do not see him;
when he turns to the south, I catch no glimpse of him.
10 But he knows the way that I take;
when he has tested me, I will come forth as gold. (Job 23:8-10)
We search and don’t seem to find him. But we keep trusting. We keep waiting.
Testing is never easy. The results will almost always be worth it.