Staying in a dry brook will kill you
“Some time later the brook dried up because there had been no rain in the land. Then the word of the Lord came to him:”
1 Kings 17:7-8 NIV
You will know when it is time to move on. The brook that God sent Elijah to represents provision. It sustained Elijah but the scripture says it eventually dried up. God allowed the brook to dry up to ensure Elijah would move from it. The scripture says then a word came to him. You see… as the brook was drying up since there had been no rain in the land… that got Elijah’s attention. He knew that God sent him there… so he knew God could keep the brook full. Knowing all of that… his eyes were aware of what was going on with the brook… and his ears were open to hearing from the Lord.
Why is it so hard for you see what is happening and move to what God is showing you to do? If you stay at that brook in your life… you will die at that brook trying to fill it up on your own. Yes… God blessed you at the brook… but he wants to bless you on the next leg of your journey. Seasons come and go… assignments change. God removed the guessing work out of the equation for us. He has all power. So when something dries up… that is God letting us know it is time to do something different and to be open to his word on what to do next. Pride and fear is what is holding many back from obeying God’s word to move in a different direction. You will die trying to hold on to a brook that is drying up right before your eyes.