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LANDING HARD
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 by ERIN UNGER

 

PLEASE WELCOME

ERIN UNGER

TO

DEVOTIONAL WEDNESDAY

comment below for a chance to win an ebook of

Practicing Murder

 

I’ve always been one of those pray, jump, and let God catch me kind of people. This impulsive nature of faith sure has gotten me into trouble at times, though. But there have been so many blessings because I’ve trusted him to be there when I landed.

God is good at catching us. See what He says about it in Psalms 40:5:

You have multiplied, O Lord my God, your wondrous deeds and your thoughts toward us; none can compare with you! I will proclaim and tell of them, yet they are more than can be told.

Landing hard is the downside to jumping. I am always bouncing ideas and prayers off God to see what direction I’m meant to go in this life. But I have to admit, it’s not always easy to wait for His answer—especially in those times when God seems so silent. His silence reminds me of when we stand our baby up and let go for them to take a few steps toward us. I feel like God does that. He wants to see if we’ll head straight for him, or crash onto the floor because we went our own way. We don’t want to crash, do we?

God always wants us to turn to Him first. We need to have faith that he wants to answer our prayers. But we can’t stop at just praying, we have to take a step in the direction He leads. God wants us to jump into his arms. I’d love to get a play-by-play book from God, wouldn’t you? Since it doesn’t work that way, we have to line the scriptures up with our plans after praying. The best answer? Proverbs says it well:

Prov 3:6 In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.

I took a leap of faith when I submitted my book to be published. I’m so glad that my jump and trust nature helped me to be brave enough to do it. And look at what I have to show for it? A multi-contract deal with a Christian publishing house.

God is good. Don’t be afraid to trust and jump.

Are you someone who hangs back and can’t make a decision, or do you go for it?

 

ABOUT ERIN UNGER

Erin Unger was raised in the hills of Virginia, exploring abandoned houses and reading the scariest books she could find. After marrying so young it would make a great romance novel, she has enjoyed an exciting life with her hubby. But her fast-paced life sometimes rivals the suspense in her books thanks to all her mostly grown children and a couple of grandkids. Her novel, Practicing Murder, releases March 29, 2019.

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ABOUT PRACTICING MURDER

Graduate student Maddie Clare is never talking to her ex-boyfriend Joze Evans or God again. Broken from her past and Joze’s betrayal, she must go home for her Aunt Lonna’s funeral. But after a run-in with a stalker, who insists Maddie knows the secret that had Aunt Lonna investigating him, she’s afraid for her life and must accept Joze’s protection.

As the stalker draws closer, how will Maddie and Joze face the past and their love that never died? And will Maddie stay out of the stalker’s grip long enough to figure out what secret he possesses?

 

 

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