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Lent 2022: God's Perfect Timing by Elaine Wilson


“And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to His purpose.”

-Romans 8:28


March 21, 2022

God's Perfect Timing

Sometimes things happen that make us know that though there are billions of people in the world, the God of the universe loves each of us. He is deeply involved in every detail of our lives. An event occurred a few days ago to remind me of this.

I have a long-time friend who is returning to her home in North Carolina. She asked me to help her find a moving company. I mentioned this to my neighbor. My neighbor said that she has a friend who is moving here from North Carolina and has made arrangements with a moving company. With information about the moving company, I shared it with my friend. We thought that the movers could bring my neighbor’s friend here and take my friend to North Carolina. When I told my friend about this plan she was overjoyed. We agreed that this was God at work!

God has shown us time and time again that His plan and timing are perfect! He is able to see the whole picture. We should develop a closer relationship with God through prayer, reading His Word, and trusting Him to do what is best for us.


Dear God, help us to move through this day mindful of Your presence with us and thankful for Your love which never fails.

Elaine J. Wilson



Lent 2022

We invite you to join us on a 40-day journey of prayer, financial sacrifice, physical activity, and spiritual connection.

Each day a new reflection with a scripture and prayer will be posted on the Metropolitan AME Church website and social media to encourage you as we prepare for Resurrection join us as we are reminded, awakened to the great power of God within us, and connect to our role in building with God a world of justice.

Read along with us each day or download the book to read and write along with us offline.



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