I was delivering a truck in vegas a couple weeks ago ,and drove by the MGM Grand on my way to the airport , and noticed David Copperfield was going to be performing his magic show there as the weeks would follow. That made me think about a story in 2 Kings about a man named naaman. He was a captain of the Syrian army and had done great exploits but he had an issue. He was a leper. He was told by his maid if he got to Israel, there was a prophet there that could pray and he would get healed. In short he went to the prophet and was told to go dip 7 times in the river Jordon. It was muddy and he lost his temper and said something classical of us humans. 2 Kings 5:11 I thought surely he would come out [ the prophet] and wave his hand over the disease and heal it.
He was wanting some kind of majic wand so to speak and there wasn,t going to be any.
He finally obeyed and did what he was instructed and got his healing.
I was thinking of the number of times in my own life that I had expected God to do it my way and nothing happened. I believe God does miracles because the Word says he does, but he is not doing any david copperfield tricks. He can and will do mighty wonders and acts according to cirumstances ,faith ect. But lets remember hes a realist God dealing in reality. Peter walked on water but that doesnt mean we can , unless we have divine permission as he did . Thats the catylist , divine permission. God bless you on your Journey !!