Then the Lord said to Abraham, “Why did Sarah laugh and say, ‘Will I really have a child, now that I am old?’ Is anything too hard for the Lord? I will return to you at the appointed time next year and Sarah will have a son”.
When God originally told Abraham that he was going to have a son, the Bible says “Then Abraham threw himself down in worship before the Lord, but inside he was laughing in disbelief! “Me, be a father?” he said in amusement. “Me – a 100 years old? And Sarah, to have a baby at 90?”
When Sarah overheard God telling Abraham for the second time that they were going to have a son, her reaction was to laugh and say to herself “A woman my age have a baby? And with a husband as old as mine?”
Exactly a year later, Sarah gave birth to a son and they named him Isaac.
In Luke 18:27 Jesus clearly states “What is impossible with man is possible with God.”
“Is anything too hard for God?”
“Is what I am going through at the moment too hard for God?” “Is this relationship that I am having such difficulty with, too hard for God?” “Is this addiction or habit that I am struggling with, too hard for God?” “Is this marriage that seems beyond saving, too hard for God?” “Are my fears and doubts and worries too hard for God?” “Is my lack of faith too hard for God?”
Nothing is too hard for God.
“Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the LORD, Trust also in Him, and He will do it.” Psalm 37:5
Are we prepared to take the time and make the effort to ‘delight ourselves in the Lord’? Are we prepared to take the time and make the effort to read the Bible to discover exactly what His plans are for our lives? Are we prepared to take the time and make the effort to spend time in prayer with the Lord?
Are we willing to acknowledge that His plans may not be the same as our plans and desires and wants?
Is anything too hard for God? The answer lies within us.