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It’s Already Been Scheduled
By Joel Osteen - Jan 28, 2022
We're all waiting for something--for a dream to come to pass, to meet the right person, for our health to turn around. When it's been a long time, it's easy to get discouraged and think it's never going to work out. But God says, "When the time is right, I, the Lord, will make it happen" (Isaiah 60:22). When God put the promise in your heart, He's already scheduled your healing, your breakthrough, your promotion. He's determined the right time to bring it to pass. There are right time moments in your future where things will fall into place. When you understand that it's already been scheduled by the Creator of the universe, you won't live worried and frustrated. You'll stay in peace, knowing that your right time is coming.

The right time is the best time. God can see the big picture. He knows not only when you're ready, but when other people are ready. While you're waiting, it may seem as though nothing is happening, but behind the scenes God is working. He's moving the wrong people out of the way, lining up the favor, arranging the breaks you need. It's important to not only trust God, but trust His timing. Thoughts will tell you, "It's never going to happen," but when you come into your right time, all the forces of darkness cannot stop what God has planned. At the right time, your healing will come, the person of your dreams will show up, your business will take off.

God says, "I, the Lord, will make it happen." The beauty is that you don't have to make it happen. You don't have to manipulate things, force a door to open, make yourself get well. God is going to make it happen. You may have obstacles that are too big for you, but you're not on your own. At the right time, God will open the doors, cause you to succeed, turn your child around.

You may not see how this can happen, but God is supernatural. He's not limited by what limits us. He's going to make things happen that you could never make happen. Now here's a key: If there's a right time, that means any other time is the wrong time. It takes faith and patience to see the promises. God knows what He's doing. If it hasn't happened yet, it hasn't been the right time. You have to trust Him. Your right time is already on the schedule. In the waiting process, God is doing a work in you, getting you stronger, developing your character. What God is going to do is going to be bigger, better, and more fulfilling than you can imagine.
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