- Amy Welborn
Salina, thank you so much for your powerful message. God led me back to today to view comments of yesterday and I am so thankful I was able to reflect on these words you shared today.
God Bless you!
Praying for you, Daniel! Sharing with you what I read......
Hope in the Midst of Tragedy
Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. - Romans 12:12
Tragedy can strike anyone. When it does, you may feel as if you have no hope.
You may wish you could just die and get it over with. But even after tragedy has devastated your life, God will redirect your course toward a good future. Consider a good man who went before you.
Though he was a righteous man, Job lost everything. His ten children were killed, and he lost his riches and health. All this happened in a matter of days! He was left with a despairing wife and three friends who blamed him for his own misfortune.
Job cried out, "If my sadness could be weighed . . . [it] would be heavier than all the sands of the sea . . . I wish he would reach out his hand and kill me . . . I do not have the strength to endure. I do not have a goal that encourages me to carry on." (Job 6:2, 9, 11)
Job didn’t know that the end of his life would be even better than the beginning. God restored everything he had lost, and then some. The Bible says, "Then he died, an old man who had lived a long, good life." (Job 42:17)
Are you grieving the loss of someone you love? Maybe you’ve lost your job and can’t provide for your family. Maybe you see no purpose in your life right now.
Even when you’re pressed to the point of death, you can rightfully hope that God will redirect the course of your life.
- Steve Arterburn
Before God changes our circumstances, He wants to change our hearts.
- Warren Wiersbe
Please pray for me and my family that we may have the strength and courage to to get through the hardship we now face.
Peace be with you all!
Have I shared the good news of Christ resurrection with others, this year is a great time to start.
Risen Lord, help me to continue to have strong faith, that one day, I will rise with you to eternal life.
May I bring others to the Easter Light.
Sharing the word with others when given the chance really works I have seen others transform over time and it is very powerful. Be humble and know it is Christ’s works through you, which brings the light.
Happy Holy Saturday!
Beautiful and profound reflection! Amen!
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Daniel, I will say prayers for you now. God is always with you.