Friday, January 26, 2007

He will sustain you

A lot of things have been on my mind this week: the tragedy of losing a child; someone undergoing surgery to remove a tumor; remembering loved ones who’ve gone on to be with the Lord; financial worries; wondering about the desire for a particular career (is it the path God intends?); questioning if the voice inside is the Holy Spirit or my own, always interrupting the message He wants me to hear…

I went to bed last night wondering what to write today. I woke this morning and still didn’t have an answer.

Yesterday, a few of you shared good books to accompany a bible study. I admit I have not read any of those, but one thing I come back to is a free magazine from In Touch Ministries. I do not go to the Lord in prayer every morning. (That’s my selfish side creeping in, saying, “You need to do this instead…” And then I wonder why my life gets off track.) But on those mornings when I sit down with my bible first thing, this small magazine is beside me, just like it was this morning. The message is: “The Price of Prayerlessness”.

While Dr. Stanley’s message is succinct and always exactly what I needed to be reminded of, I won’t review it here. If anyone is interested, send me a note and I’ll gladly share it, but what I feel I need to pass on to you here is the scripture that accompanied his message.

I close with it, I pass it to you, and I pray wherever you are in your life that you will remember this scripture and trust in the Lord, always.

“Cast your cares on the Lord and He will sustain you; He will never let the righteous fall.” Psalm 55:22

4 comments:

  1. Christy, you don't know how much I needed to hear that today. Thanks.
    Mindy

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  2. Mindy, I'm pleased to hear you say that as well. Christy

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  3. Hey, it worked! You got your picture to come up.

    Mindy

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  4. Thanks for sharing, Christy.

    Missy

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