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Miraculous Obstacles

Miraculous Obstacles


The paradigm of all obstacles is the Sea of Reeds. Only six days earlier the children of Israel had fled their slavery, but now an impasse stood before them, with Pharaoh and his army charging from behind.

But the greatest of barriers turned into the greatest of miracles. Not only did the sea become an ambush for the enemy, but also a path that led the children of Israel to their ultimate freedom.

So it is with every obstacle. When you’re out to do the right thing, the entire world is there to assist you—including the most formidable threats, the most impossible challenges. The bigger they are, the more impossible to traverse, the greater the miracle they will provide.

That is the true reality of everything in this world: to serve you on your mission. What is your mission? To make this world miraculous.

And obstacles are miracles waiting to happen.

Likutei Sichot, vol. 6, Beshalach.

By Tzvi Freeman
From the wisdom of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, of righteous memory; words and condensation by Rabbi Tzvi Freeman. Subscribe and get your dose daily. Or order Rabbi Freeman’s book, Bringing Heaven Down to Earth, click here.
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Hadasah Love Miami April 22, 2017

Wow this is so beautiful. I recently experience a great miracle and I knew this that the greater the obstacle the greater the miracle. may Hashem be blessed forever, He is Faithful and His mercies endure forever!!! Shabbat Shalom Reply

Prophetess Yanique Edwards-Walker USA April 21, 2017

This quote and teachings on "obstacles are miracles waiting to happen" really shook me up. It touched my very soul to the point that my spirit was quickened and my spirit man hear witness to it in cloves on tongues. Thank you Rabbi Reply Staff via January 22, 2016

Yes it was recorded you can find it at the link above. Reply

Mom of 9 Independence, Missouri USA January 21, 2016

Question I was unable to listen to the January 19th class. Was the class recorded so it could be listened to later? Reply

arnold mckelvey freeport January 19, 2016

My Red Sea Experience - Exodus 14:14 Thank you for that confirmation of God's work at hand. I'm presently having a Exodus experience and must confess that there were days I felt like God wasn't listening to my prayers. But now that I can see the light at the end of my tunnel, I suddenly realize that God not only was strengthening my faith, but He also was building my character. And now I'm expecting my miracle. Reply