Setback? Or Setup?

October 25, 2011 — Leave a comment

Psalm 23:6 – Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life:

I would like to give somebody a different way to look at a setback. Setbacks are never fun. It doesn’t matter whether big or small, setbacks are painful. Setbacks steal faith. Setbacks steal vision. Setbacks … strengthen.

I noticed today that David realized that goodness and mercy were following him. They weren’t leading the parade, or partnering with David on the journey; they were following him. Therefore the moment David had a setback; he found himself right in the middle of goodness and mercy.

Could it be that your setback is really a setup?