He heals the brokenhearted And binds up their wounds.
About eight years ago, our lives changed. My family and I lost basically everything. All we have resides in another state in storage. During this time most every friend we had abandoned us. Nobody wants to get wet when you’re drowning.
Fortunately, Jesus can walk on water. He doesn’t mind getting wet. He will gladly jump into the crashing waves and rescue you.
God provided family and friends who’ve gone through these struggles with us. As He’s drawn near, our faith has been strengthened. He never promised that things would always be easy, but He does promise to be with you in the midst of of it all.
Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.
When you focus on the Lord, it’s important that you see Him as being with you in your situation. Too many people think of God as being far away. They don’t see God as being accessible or available to them. The truth is, He’s present with us in every moment of every day.
No matter where you are at any given moment, let Jesus be the source of your contentment. See that the Lord is walking with you. Sense His presence. Become aware of His awesome power and authority.
“Yes, be bold and strong! Banish fear and doubt! For remember, the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”
Many people think the opposite of fear is hope, courage, or strength. The true opposite of fear is faith. When fear causes anxiety, it doesn’t simply quench your peace, it attacks the foundation of that peace—namely, our faith. Peace flees when fear is present.
Peace comes from God. Knowing that He will never flee or forsake you should give you the clear knowledge that fear is a tool the enemy uses to sow doubt. Do not believe the lies, God IS with you!
…”My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior.”
There is a difference between having hope and wishing. Wishing is an optimistic thought that doesn’t require any action; hope is about trusting.
Mary was young, pregnant, and unwed, yet she had hope.
We must never forget God’s promise that He will never leave or forsake us. When we ache, He aches for us. When we weep, He weeps with us. When we are weak, He gives us strength. As we trust, He gives us hope!