As soon as God instructs us to do something, no matter how insignificant, the enemy will try to bring doubt to cause us to go no further. When we waver, we go back and forth on a decision and cannot move forward. We remain at the same place; we take a few steps forward and then the doubt moves us the same few steps backwards. As we learn to trust in the Lord, we become steadfast and move with surety in our steps.
The first lie satan spoke to Eve made her question herself, “Has God said?” As we place our desire to obey the Lord above all else, we move forward no matter what, enabled by the Holy Spirit. We do not question God. We take all thoughts that are in opposition to God’s will captive immediately. God is able to speak loud enough if He wants us to go another direction. He does not do that through doubt, unbelief or fear. He leads us by His spirit; His peace, joy and righteousness.
When God decides, He also provides. We stand by faith and wait upon His ways. God is so awesome that He carries us through any back and forth moments. He helps us to walk in even more determination, from glory to glory!
James 1:6-8 “But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea driven and tossed by the wind. For let not that man supposes that he will receive anything from the Lord; he is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.”