Here is a portion of a recent devotion that I received. It speaks volumes.
HEBREWS 10:23 NKJ ~ "Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful."
"Sometimes it seems like there's no hope and no help. Like you have no more strength or ability to go on. You're at the end of yourself and just can't do any more.
Don't worry. Just hang on to your faith in God.
God is faithful. He will not forsake you. He has not forgotten you. (It just seems that way when you face a trial of faith --but it's a lie.)
It may seem dark and hopeless, but God is holding on to you. God is working behind the scenes. Things will work out.
When you don't know what to do, just continue to trust in God, and know that He is helping you. Persevere even when you feel like you can't. Just don't give up.
JAMES 1:2-4 Barclay ~ "My brothers, you must regard it as nothing but joy when you are involved in all kinds of trials, for you must realize that when faith has passed through the ordeal of testing the result is the ability to pass the breaking-point and not to break. This ability must go right on to the end, and then you will be perfect and complete, without a weak spot."
Trials are no fun. But we should not be surprised when we find our faith being tested.
The devil is doing his best to steal your faith in God, but his best is not good enough. God is greater than the devil. Hang onto your faith!
Remember that God is for you. God is on your side. God will help you and see you through.
Just keep putting one foot in front of the other. Keep praising and thanking God -- especially when you don't feel like it. Don't give up. Hang on!"
I have an unspoken prayer request tonight. I don't feel comfortable posting the details tonight. God already knows what it is. I would be honored if you would join me as I pray for this matter.
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