Trusting the Engineer

Joseph and Moses and Daniel had in common, shattered dreams
“When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don’t throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer.” ― Corrie ten Boom

Joseph had a dream of leading his family, but he became an Egyptian slave.

Moses thought he could rescue his people from slavery, but he became a fugitive from the law.

Daniel hoped to be a witness for God in the Babylonian court, but he became the menu for a group of lions.

All three men eventually realized their purposes, but only after going through a dark tunnel wondering where the Engineer of their lives was taking them.

God could make our paths smooth and easy, but He rarely does.

And He has good reasons for everything He does.

Thinking God will make life easy and understandable is perhaps the greatest hindrance to our faith.

Are you in a tunnel right now?

Sit still and trust the Engineer.

Check out today's Bite Size Bible Study to do a short Bible study on this devotion.


  1. This is really good. Thank you!

  2. God is never late. I am definitely in a tunnel. This message is the encouragement I needed today. God bless you and thank you


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