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"But God Told Me So"

I was crazy about him.  I had never met someone who understood me so well, who loved God so passionately.  Everything about it was perfect.  But we broke up, and now I’m so confused.  God kept giving me all these little signs—like everything about it was right—and I was so sure he was going to be the one.

So why didn’t it happen?

Reading through the email from a blog reader, I nodded along—because I understood the spot she was in all too well.  I’ve been there.

Maybe you’ve been there, too.  But even if you haven’t faced that exact situation, the core of her question touches on one most of us have asked at some point, perhaps more broadly:

If I was so sure God was telling me it was going to happen, why didn’t it?

You were so sure it was going to happen.  Little things kept confirming it and you just felt it in your bones.  All signs pointed to it being right.  When you prayed about it you felt peace, and even though you asked God to make it clear if the thought wasn’t from Him, it persisted.  But now,...Continue Reading