Raised up by the Lord …

"Then the Lord raised up judges, who delivered them ... " (Judges 2:16). In difficult times, the Lord raises up his servants. The Lord raised them up - this is the important thing. What are we to say about the Lord's faithful servants? - They were raised up by the Lord. We must not come …

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When a great servant of the Lord reaches the end of their earthly journey …

"I will give you every place where you set your foot, as I promised Moses" (Joshua 1:3).  When a great servant of the Lord reaches the end of their earthly journey, the Lord's people need to receive encouragement from the Lord. They need to be reminded of this: the Lord's servant may be gone, but the …

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Paralyzed by fear – Where does this negativity come from?

"The Lord is with us. Do not be afraid of them" (Numbers 14:9). Paralyzed by fear - where does this negativity come from? We are overwhelmed by fear when we take our eyes off the Lord, when we forget that "the Lord is with us." Let's cut our fears down to size - by remembering that our God is …

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Grace has brought me safe thus far, grace will lead me home …

Praying Through God's Word

“In your steadfast love, you led the people whom you redeemed. In your strength you will guide them to your holy dwelling” (Exodus 15:13).

We look back to what the Lord has done for us, We look forward to what he will do for us. He has redeemed us. He will redeem us. Look back, and you see his love. Look forward, and you see his love. “‘Tis grace hath brought me safe thus far, and grace will lead me home” (from the hymn, Amazing grace).

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The Lord gives us the strength that we need …

Praying Through God's Word

“The Lord said to me, ‘ … I have begun to deliver ,.. Now begin to conquer and possess …'” (Deuteronomy 2:31).

In our walk with the Lord, there is both grace and faith – his grace, our faith. His grace comes first. His grace is reaching out to us – calling for our response. His grace is always greater than our faith. Often, we are deeply aware of our own weakness. The Lord comes to us in our weakness. He says to us, “My grace is sufficient for you. My strength is made perfect in weakness” (2 Corinthians 12:9). As we receive this word from the Lord, he gives us the strength that we need to walk, more closely, with him in the way of faith.

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