Bible Ballistics: BBs #709 Whose Power Are You Trusting???
I want to veer off our “Daniel” track for today and just share a word of encouragement for each of us today. As we’re in the deep freeze here in Oklahoma—and about to get even “freezier” in the next week, there is a warmth in my heart that only comes by knowing WHO is in charge—and for sure it’s not the government or the weatherman—and as the Apostle John recorded for us so long ago:
“And a voice came out of the throne, saying,
Praise our God,
all ye his servants,
and ye that fear him,
both small and great.
6 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,
for the Lord God
reigneth.” Revelation 19:5-6
HE always has, and HE always will be The Lord God Almighty who reigns over all. And as Zechariah reminded the people who were discouraged at the rebuilding of Jerusalem and the Temple, our strength isn’t from anything in this world!
“Then he answered and spake unto me, saying,
This is the word of the LORD
Not by might,
nor by power,
but by my spirit,
saith the LORD of hosts.” Zechariah 4:6
I quote this verse often to myself and others, and there is one other simple passage that I’d like to leave with you; and I know many of you already have it planted in your heart, but I just want to remind each of us that “our God reigns”! Our job is to keep our eyes fixed on HIM and trust each of our days to HIS care. That’s not always an easy task when our eyes, our hearts and our minds see such heartache, carry such heavy burdens in our circumstances, and see so much darkness and chaos around us—but remember, we are called to look up, not around! I’m so often reminded to look up to our Lord and not around at the “lions”! Take it to Jesus, my friends; HE is my hope—my joy—and my total confidence, and He’s there for you too; call on HIM today!
“Trust in the LORD
with all thine heart;
and lean not
unto thine own understanding.
6 In all thy ways
and he shall direct thy paths.
7 Be not wise
in thine own eyes:
fear the LORD,
and depart from evil.
8 It shall be health to thy navel,
and marrow to thy bones.” Proverbs 3:5-8
Blessings on you and yours—and let “your little light shine” today….and today….and today!
Amen and Amen!!!