I had a very humble beginning in my career in the IT industry. Fresh out of college, I was not even confident to do a single program on my own. Although I had dreamed of joining a big IT firm, where I hoped to get trained, God placed me in a very small company. I found work very hard and often beyond my capability and I used to wonder why God ever placed me there. I used to get very dejected when I could not perform as per expectations. Things did not look very smooth for me and I began to ponder over switching to a place where I may feel more comfortable, but the Lord never allowed me to move out and instead one day He whispered in my ears that He would lift me up to a very high level in the same company.
How could that ever happen?
I wondered. My performance was not good, the people in the company did not look very impressed with my work and the company itself was very small and I could not comprehend what God meant by lifting me in that place. Days went by, and God began to teach me things with His wisdom, even through many mistakes I made. As I humbled myself, God began to perform miracles through the projects and I began to see results. In every step of my career God proved His word in 2Cor 12:9
“My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness”.
Step by step God lifted me and 5 years later I saw God’s promise coming to pass literally in my life when I was placed as a Director in the same company.
This was not something I ever imagined or asked God for. But God was faithful to His word and I once again knew what it meant in 1Co 1:27
“But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise”
I know beyond a shadow of doubt that none of the successes in projects that I handled, happened because of my strength or ability. Whenever I cried out to Him at the lowest times, He has faithfully come to help me and give me perfect success.
To all those out there especially in the IT industry, let me leave behind a humble word. It may look like a world of stress, but the most difficult problem we may face or the hardest deadline ahead of us is just too a simple for the Lord to handle.
You may feel incompetent to face it, but having tasted the miracle working power and grace of God time and again in the most challenging situations I have faced, I can boldly testify that “Nothing is too hard for the Lord” (Jer 32:17). He will never put to shame those that depend on Him totally. God never failed me. It doesn’t matter how much you know or how good you are, just focus on Jesus alone, and do everything assigned to you as if done for the Lord. Success will surely be yours. May the God of Joseph and Daniel who showered them with wisdom and lifted them and made them the heads, be with each of you and bless you and give you success in everything you do. Remember you are more than a conqueror in Christ Jesus. God bless you.
This testimony is from an engineer in India, now working as Director in a software firm in Chennai. She is being used mightily by God in various ways and a great testimony for all Corporate.
A much-needed testimony for me at the moment. God speaks at the right time through testimonies and am blessed with this one. Praise God!