The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, and peace. May the Holy Spirit and our hope in Christ fill our hearts and minds with hope, encouragement, and inspiration during our daily walk with Christ.
It is God heart to bless and provide us with every provision. Sometimes our prayer may seem like it is not answered, that He did not hear us. However, we need to understand that God’s timing and ours is different and He is always on time even though it may feel last minute (to us). In my opinion, God prefers to wait until the last minute to answer our prayers to bring about His will and His purpose for us.
This artwork shows Noah’s Ark carrying the artist, Yik Han, with his father, mother, and sister, who are all hidden inside the structure. Animals are also depicted inside the picture, hiding within the Ark. Even though the young artist himself is not clear about the true meaning of Noah’s Ark, his artwork carries the great love of God that lies beyond his imagination. The artist’s optimism and happiness are illustrated through the smile that persists even in the midst of the heavy rain and storm – as he always believes that the sun will come after the rain. His artwork aims to deliver love and hope to all the people who need it, and also to encourage those who has lost hope to continue in hope with strong hearts and minds – to “smile through the stormy day”.
Abraham went to the land which God planned for him to go by leaving his country, his people, and his father’s household. It is a blessing that he responded to God with obedience. This story reminds us to do what God has told us with strong faith and full obedience. God never promised the absence of storms in our lives, but He did promise to walk with us through them.