Prayers for the families of all those who lost loved ones. Prayers for those of us who remain that we will be ready to meet the Lord when our time comes. One day the Lord will wipe away every tear. One day there will be no more death, dying, and despair. We look to the hills from whence comes our help. Our help comes from the Lord!!
No matter how far you’ve gone the Lord is still calling you to come back home!
Matthew 9:21 For she said within herself, If I may but touch his garment, I shall be made whole.
If I … Wow. Two little words, yet so powerful!!
If I… Words that expressed determination to press through and to press on no matter the obstacles that lie ahead!
If I… Words that required tremendous faith to reach out to the great physician!
If I… Words that required ignoring past disappointments and failures.
If I.. Words that drove out doubt and no options.
If I… Words that expressed hope and a personal choice.
If I… Words that gave focus in the midst of naysayers, doubters, and societies set rules.
If I… Words that went beyond what was seen with the natural eye and pushed forward into the supernatural, spiritual.
If I… Words that revealed understanding that true faith requires action!
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Sharing an old Facebook post…
Whenever there is a renovation going on the building looks a wreck. Things are ripped out and torn down. Signs are posted saying “Please excuse the mess” to placate those easily frustrated or uncomfortable with the changes. Some people speculate what the new building will look like while others might wonder if it will be more functional/useful to the community. The process is usually long, drawn out, tiresome, and demanding on those involved, yet the finished product (if completed by capable hands) far exceeds most expectations. The torn up mess is quickly forgotten as the vision is finally realized. As a believer, you might sometimes go through this same process, and while onlookers might look, gossip, and criticize you for your apparent state of disarray do not worry, doubt, or fear. Just go through the process resting in the capable and caring hands of our Lord and Savior, Jesus. He will beautify the meek. He will do a great work in you and through you if you allow Him to do so. Trust Him. Don’t begrudge the process!!
Every sinner should read Psalm 51: 1-19, and cry out to God like David did when he sinned! Confession is good for the soul!! Through Christ we find mercy and grace when we mess up. What’s that you say, you are not a sinner? So, why does the bible declare that all have sinned and fallen short of His glory? Sin free, still you insist that this is true. Sorry my friend to tell you but you are a liar, and the truth is not in you! Oh wait, lieing is a sin too. Please don’t be mad that I tell you the truth. Just REPENT!!! May you be blessed on today my friend. Psalm 51:10 Create in me a clean heart, O God; and renew a right spirit within me.
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Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good and His mercy endureth forever! Praise God for His many blessings. As I look back over my life I see the hand of God working and moving in my life. Helping me along this life journey to hold on just a little while longer. Pushing me to move on in faith while trusting and believing that somehow, someway a way would be made for me to come out on the other side of my trials and tribulations, inspite of how things looked at that time.
I see God’s hand adding those people and resources necessary for me to reach my goals and fulfill my purpose in life. I see God’s hand removing those things that would hinder me from staying focused or cause me to stumble on my journey, and I praise Him for his mighty acts. Although I may not always understand his way and his timing, life experience has taught me that I can trust Him to take me through whatever I might face.
I may struggle for a time, cry out in pain or fear, and ask a simple “why”, but in the end I know it is always best to be still and wait on the Lord to renew my strength. It is in that time of resting and waiting that I can find peace in His loving arms, and ultimately an answer. One step at a time, one day at a time, I’m on my way home Lord, and I am so grateful for all you have done and are doing in my life each day to help me move forward!
Words To Stand On…
5 Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.
6 In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
1 Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.
2 From the end of the earth will I cry unto thee, when my heart is overwhelmed: lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
28 Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
Walk It Out…
Stop and take a moment to meditate on this devotional and more importantly the mighty Word of God. How does this apply to you on today? What are you currently believing God for in your life? What do you need to let go of or stop doing immediately? What do you need to begin doing? Pray and listen. Now step out in faith and go forth in Jesus name!
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