Thursday, September 08, 2005

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help IN trouble.PSALM46.1
"WHY DIDN'T GOD HELP ME SOONER?" This is a question that is often asked, but it is not HIS will to act on your schedule. He desires to change you through the trouble and cause you to learn a lesson from it. HE has promised, "I will be with him IN trouble, I will deliver him and honor him."PSALM91.15 HE will be with you IN trouble all day and through the night. Afterward HE will take you out of it, but not until you have stopped being restless and worried over it and have become calm and quiet. Then HE will say, "It is enough."
God uses trouble to teach HIS children precious lessons. Difficulties are intended to educate us, and when their good work is done, a glorious reward will become ours through them. There is a sweet joy and a real value in difficulties, for HE regards them not as difficulties but as opportunities. from STREAMS


Not always OUT of our troubled times,
And the struggles fierce and grim,
But IN--deeper IN--to our sure rest,
The place of our peace, in HIM.
ANNIE JOHNSON FLINT

1 comment:

  1. God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help IN trouble.PSALM46.1

    therefore we shall NOT fear, though the earth give way or the mountians fall into the heart of the sea!

    Man I love those verses!
    thanks, I needed to see those today. you are a wonderful encouragement.

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