We’re actively looking for land to build A Light in the World Museum. Recently, I looked at a 24 acre parcel of land with interstate 81 frontage that would be almost perfect for the museum. There were a couple drawbacks with this property, but for the most part the pluses outweighed the negatives. Unfortunately, after I looked at it the price was raised significantly making it out of the museum’s ability at this time. I know that if this is the land that God has for the Museum he will work out the details.
I can begin to think of all kinds of ways that God could work this out. He can speak to the land owner’s hearts about the price or he could provide the funds in the range that they are asking. When I try to figure out how God can do it I realize I’m stepping out of faith and into my own natural understanding. In fact, when I begin thinking this way I start to feel the burden of building the museum and the pressure weighs on my shoulders.
Since beginning this project I have learned how important it is to not take things on myself, but to do this with God --- and with God bearing the burden. Let’s face it, I can’t build this museum on my own or out of my “might.” I don’t have the resources completely in and of myself. I trust that God has told me to build A Light in the World Museum and he will bring together the people, funds, and resources as needed. That includes the land. I know that we will acquire the perfect parcel of land at the perfect time.
I ask you to say a prayer today for A Light in the World Museum and for me to follow only God’s directions.
It's not in my own might that A Light in the World museum will be built. I certainly do not have the resources to "make" it happen. In my heart I do believe that God has asked me to lead this endeavor with his help. It can only happen with divine appointments and God supplied people, funds, and other resources. I move forward in faith responding to His call to action. Thank you for reading.