The Comfort Zone Trap
As the name implies, our comfort zone is where we’re most comfortable, but it can quickly hinder us from becoming all God has called us to be.
And that’s why when we get too comfortable in our little corner, God has to shake things up a little to get us moving, lest we settle for much less than He designed for us.
I’ve been there, and I know some of you have too-when suddenly the “very comfortable” becomes “unbearable”. It’s like the whole world has turned against you for no reason.
The first thing, of course, is to think that the enemy is at work, but no, it’s not the enemy this time. It’s God trying to tell you it’s time to move on because you have dwelt on this mountain long enough.
Yes, life is in stages and phases. Still, when we stay at a level we’d outgrown, often, the unexpected begins to happen, and that’s why we need to be sensitive to the Holy Spirit to know when a season has ended, and another has already started.
Everyone has an assignment, and the more we stay where we’ve outgrown, the more we are outside God’s will for our lives.
Yes, it was an ideal situation a couple of years ago, but it isn’t now because the cloud of glory has moved on. And one thing about staying behind is that we end up struggling where we were once in charge because the grace for that assignment is no longer there, and we now have to figure things out on our own.
So, if you’re out there struggling in a place where you were once very comfortable, and you’re not living in sin or disobedience, most likely you’ve outgrown where you are, and it’s time to move on.
But sometimes, we are conscious of our seasons and want to make a move, except that we face so much spiritual opposition. We are ready to move but can’t because the enemy has mounted huge roadblocks on our way.
That’s why we must allow the Lord to teach our hands to war and our fingers to fight because life will only give us what we are prepared to fight for, not what we deserve.
Your generation is waiting for your manifestation; don’t keep them waiting.