Bible Ballistics: BBs #580 The Beauty Of HIS Holiness!!!
We all have days when we’re down, when we aren’t ‘feeling’ well, when we just feel discouraged or confused. Well, I tweaked my back yesterday and I was sitting here thinking of how blessed I am—that my/our God is so faithful no matter how I/we “feel”! I was so encouraged this morning when I opened my blinds to sit and write this post this morning, as I saw a cute little hummingbird, and then looked out a minute later and a lovely red cardinal was feeding at the seed feeder. It was like a special delivery message from the Lord who loves me, that all would be fine. In fact, as I’m writing now, those little hummingbirds are buzzing my cannas at the window! How blessed we are, if we’ll but open our hearts and our eyes! I just want to remind each of us that no matter our circumstances, or our feelings we can take heart knowing that:
“And I heard as it were the voice of a great multitude,
and as the voice of many waters,
and as the voice of mighty thunderings, saying,
for the Lord God omnipotent
reigneth.” Revelation 19:6
God hasn’t slept through your crisis, nor has he been surprised by sudden calamity, for HE is working in our behalf—HE reigns—in your life, in my life, in our world! Remember, as Bro. David Ring often says, “God never says ‘oops’!” Amen! So, here are just a few tidbits from The Word to encourage your heart and mine this morning. I pray that God will use them to lift your eyes to the skies, and your heart to our KING!
“Then he said unto them,
Go your way, eat the fat, and drink the sweet, and send portions unto them for whom nothing is prepared:
for this day is holy unto our Lord:
neither be ye sorry;
for the joy of the LORD is your strength.” Nehemiah 8:10
The joy HE gives—the joy HE is—the joy HE has for you/me!
“And when he had consulted with the people,
he appointed singers unto the LORD,
as they went out before the army,
and to say,
Praise the LORD;
for his mercy endureth for ever.” 2 Chronicles 20:21. (Read the entire chapter for a real boost to your day!)
Praising God will always send the enemy fleeing! We can stand with Job in the midst of chaos and hold fast to God’s faithfulness.
“Though he slay me,
yet will I trust in him:
but I will maintain
mine own ways before him.” Job 13:15
As. my brother-in-law is always saying, no matter what’s happening in our lives we must just, “Do right, do right, do right, and then just DO RIGHT!” God will always be honored when we do right—for it is as ‘unto the Lord’ knowing that our soon-coming King sees, and knows, saying, “and my reward is with me” (See Rev. 22:12)!
“For I know that my redeemer liveth,
and that he shall stand
at the latter day
upon the earth:
26 And though after my skin worms destroy this body,
yet in my flesh shall I see God:” Job 19:25-26