For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, is working for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory, while we do not look at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen. For the things which are seen are temporary, but the things which are not seen are eternal.
2 Corinthians 4:17-18
Many people go through life muffled by the problems. And the question that you can do is: what you have no problems, Tony? For you I can answer with a resounding yes. Of course, I have many problems; in fact, I’ve had all my life and I think that they will stop only when I die. But my approach to problems is to take one of two positions. If it is in my hands I solve the problem what to do is act accordingly to solve it. On the other hand, if I lack the ability to solve the problem, and overwhelm me with worry I will not get out of my way. In this case, it is best to rest in the Lord for that situation.
It is so common for people to focus on what seems to see and consider real. If what they have are problems, they think everything is unfavorable; but when life seems to smile, they forget that there are bad and good times for every being that inhabits this Earth. When problems arise, it is best to take an attitude of faith that one of being overwhelmed. But to have the attitude of faith, we must reflect on who we trust. If we trust only in our own strength, our own limitations we probably end; but if our strength is the Almighty God, there is nothing to fear.
Says Psalm 91:1: He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. If we are children of God, then He covers and protects us. It should be clear that God’s children will continue to have the same problems as the rest of humanity. The big difference is that the Most High, the Almighty is with each of His children all the time.
So should we be anxious and worried as the rest of the world to have a problem? The Lord Himself in Matthew 6:31-32 tells us what should be our attitude: Therefore do not worry, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ For after all these things the Gentiles seek. For your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. Our Father knows what we need and has promised to supply us all, is what He expects us to believe that and trust in Him.
We walk through life trusting in the promises of Heavenly Father. While it is true that problems are inevitable, trust the invisible God who is bigger than everything around us is far greater than any problem and is as real as it is today around us and already tomorrow you will be. Therefore, we put our spiritual eyes on the eternal, the things of God.
Finally, I will remind you that Psalm 23:4 says: Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. No matter how big your problem, God is saying today that although the circumstances predict your defeat, He is on your side to ensure victory over your problem. Have faith, do not hesitate and trust. God bless you.