Devotional 04.03.2014

Verse of the Day

I called on Your name, Yahweh [LORD], from the depths of the Pit. You hear my plea: [HCSB] Lamentations 3:55-56a

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People give testimonies, not just to boast about how their lives are so much better than yours – as some might think – but they do so to thank God for what He did for them, and in so doing you become encouraged that since God came through for them, He will definitely come through for you. Jeremiah said here, that He called on the name of the Lord, and He heard him. If he was able to tell us about how God heard him, along with all those people testifying about the goodness of the Lord in their lives, you’d better rest assured that God will also hear your cries too. Don’t let your soul be downcast. You are not alone, and #Jesus most definitely cares for you.

Devotional 13.02.2014

As for God, His way is blameless; The word of the LORD is tried; He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him. Psalm 18:30 [NASB]

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I woke up this morning with a list of a few things I was unhappy about. My first thought wasn’t “thank you Lord Jesus for another beautiful day” which was usually my response at the sight of day break, but instead, I woke up #tired, irritated, upset, unsettled as my mind ran through a list of things which had probably been etched in my mind of thinking just before I sank deep into sleep the night before. But as I sat here going through my list of testimonies “Overwhelming powerful, awesome, wonderful, excellent, beyond belief/imaginable things that God has done for me” I couldn’t help but realise God’s word, His promises to me have not only been certain/sure, but have been true, tried and tested. It beggars belief, that after everything, EVERYTHING God has done for me, I would sink so low to wake up being ungrateful. He has never failed before in my life, and He’s not going to start to fail now, He has never been unfaithful, – in fact to be truthful I have found Him to be constant, consistent and always on time. His love never changing, His favour has been so indescribable. And to top it all, His Words are not for me only but for you too, for everyone. Your day/life may not be as you wanted or planned it, but having #Jesus makes all the difference. Don’t just take my word for it, try Him yourself.

Thank you Lord Jesus for restoration! I have hidden His word in my heart – Can’t be having a repeat of this morning again 🙂