We identify with Job's words, "I know that my Redeemer lives" (Job 19:25) - but, often, we take our eyes off Jesus, and live as if this world is all that there is. Lord, help us to "keep looking to Jesus, the Author and Finisher of our faith" (Hebrews 12:2).
When everything, that's happening to us, says to us, 'This is the end of the road, You have nowhere to go from here', the Lord draws near and whispers into our hearts, 'There is hope - because there is Jesus, and he is our risen Saviour, the living Lord."
Here are links to two great hymns of praise. Listen to them, sing them and be blessed by them. On Christ, the solid rock I stand ... The Church's one foundation is Jesus Christ her Lord.
Job catches a glimpse of the eternal glory: "I know that my Redeemer lives, and that in the end he will stand on the earth. 26 And after my skin has been destroyed, yet in my flesh I will see God; 27 I myself will see him with my own eyes—I, and not another. How my heart yearns within me!" (Job 19:25-27). This is …
Job thinks that God has it in for him (Job 19:6-11). When we start thinking like this, how do we get out of this way of thinking? We go back to Job 1. We remember that there is a devil, and we take our stand against him in the name and the power of Christ …
"No-one ever cared for me like Jesus." Life can be turned around when the love of Jesus takes hold of us. His love is the love that will not let us go.
I look at Jesus Christ, risen from the dead, and I say, "This is the beginning of eternal life. It begins with Jesus. It's all about him. Eternal life is life in him."