So he said: “From the one who eats came something to eat; out of the strong came something sweet.” Three days later they were still trying to figure it out. (Judges 14:14 NLT) When the Word comes, it is an encouragement to His children. It brings strength where naturally there is no strength. Samson was appointed by the Lord as a judge in Israel; they were under the oppression of the Philistines. In their distress, the people started crying to the Lord. God was moved and Samson was raised.
As Samson was on his way to Timnah, a young lion attacked him The Spirit of the Lord came powerfully upon Samson and he ripped the lion apart like a little kid. Don’t you remember that the Bible says that when the devil comes in like a flood, the Spirit of the Lord will raise up a standard against him? Rise up and make use of the strength that the Lord has made available to you.
Later on, Samson revisited the carcass of the lion and he found there was honey inside it A situation that could have ended Samson’s life became a source of victory and nourishment for him. Some bees had made honey in the carcass of the young lion. Samson’s danger became the source of beautiful honey which did not only feed him but even others. Is this not what the Lord wants to do in us, when we pass through difficult times, it not his desire that we will find good in bad and be a blessing to other people. Samson then coined a riddle: “From the one who eats came something to eat; out of the strong came something sweet.” God’s desire is to bring the best out of your difficult situation. God can turn around the situation for your own good. The carcass of the lion was rotting but amazingly Samson found honey in it. Is there a situation in your life which you which is rotting? God through his Holy Spirit wants to bring the best out of it. You must be rest assured that the hand of the Lord is there to turn things around for your own good.