So there I was again, feeling beaten down after a long day. Despairing of life. My hands reaching up as a last-ditch effort for God to meet me in my need. I read a section from a little devotional book and it settles me just enough to fall asleep.
“I know that the Lord will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and will execute justice for the needy.”
I wake with the same pain and anxieties I went to bed with. But I open my Bible reading app and read the assigned text for the day. And that’s when it hit me…
//Pause// Have you ever read something in the Bible that you’ve totally read like 1,000 times… except for this time, it seemed completely new and written just for you? That was me at that moment! //Play//
Dear friend, are you struggling? Please don’t be silent and alone! Reach out to us, a Christian near you, someone.
If you are a Christian, then you’ve been adopted into a FAMILY. You’re not supposed to go at this life alone, and you don’t have to. I only say this because that’s what I used to believe. But it’s not true.
Thinking I was alone, the next day I shared my deep, ugly struggles with a friend. And wouldn’t you know it, she said she’s been struggling with the same thing! We then shared with each other some solace we’ve found in Scripture. And let me tell you, it was a balm for the soul!
Friend, share with me today a Bible verse that has helped you through the trials of life.
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