Robert Griffith | 12 May 2023
Robert Griffith
12 May 2023

 

Hebrews 13:8  “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.”

I am someone who embraces change better than most and I usually know how to make the most of the circumstances which come my way. However, I would never say I love change. I really don’t know anyone who loves change. Whether it’s sudden, like the loss of a job, or expected, like a child leaving home to build their own life, change can be difficult, and adjusting to change takes time.

With change comes unknowns and what-ifs. What was normal no longer is, and a new normal has yet to settle in. That’s why I find this short verse in Hebrews reassuring: Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.

When everything else in life can change in a moment, Jesus doesn’t change. He is our solid foundation in a world of upheaval and unknowns.

Despite whatever change we’re going through; Jesus will be there. Whether or not we reach out to Him is another story. We have the choice to rely on ourselves and our own abilities, but when change comes, it can rock our confidence and leave us anxious and unsettled.

When we rely on Jesus, He is a constant presence when nothing else makes sense. Change doesn’t surprise Him like it does us. It doesn’t mess up His schedule or shake His love for us.

Jesus is the same yesterday, today, and tomorrow. He stands firm, and when we keep our focus on Him, He is our lifeline. When we rely on Jesus, He brings peace that doesn’t come from ourselves.

Hebrews 12:1-2  “… let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith.”

When you’re facing transition and unexpected changes, keep your focus on Jesus – the One who doesn’t change. Rely on Him to get you through and accept the peace He offers.