Dear Friends, if you are trying to push through your day to day with a troubled heart, I pray that God’s peace would overshadow all the trouble you are feeling. Jesus often spoke of peace; when He calmed the storms and when He appeared after His resurrection. Peace is something that many search for, but it can only truly be found in Him. Peace is something God wants us to experience, so I pray that your sorrows will melt away and dissolve in His peace today. That all your hurts of a troubled heart will disappear into His grace. I pray for God’s mercy to fill the gaps each of us need filling. I pray for peace in your home and out. I pray for peace in your coming and your going. I pray that in the midst of everything, God would send a revelation of peace just for you. In the name of Jesus Christ, AMEN!
“These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” – John 16:33
“Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.” – Philippians 4:6-7
“The Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.” – Numbers 6:26
“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.” – Jeremiah 29:11
“For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us.” – Ephesians 2:14
“Now the Lord of peace himself give you peace always by all means. The Lord be with you all.” – 2 Thessalonians 3:16
“Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.” – Isaiah 26:3
GOD HAS A FUTURE FOR US! “For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.” (Jeremiah 29:11 ) We may not know what this day will bring, but God does. In His sovereignty, we trust and go forward. Have a very blessed day!
“Which of you shall have a friend, and go to him at midnight and say to him, ‘Friend, lend me three loaves; for a friend of mine has come to me on his journey, and I have nothing to set before him’; and he will answer from within and say, ‘Do not trouble me; the door is now shut, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot rise and give to you’? I say to you, though he will not rise and give to him because he is his friend, yet because of his persistence he will rise and give him as many as he needs.
So I say to you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and he who seeks finds, and to him who knocks it will be opened.
If a son asks for bread from any father among you, will he give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will he give him a serpent instead of a fish? Or if he asks for an egg, will he offer him a scorpion?
If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him!”
Luke 11:5-13, NKJV
Keep praying – Never give up!
With a prayerful heart, I know that GOD CAN DO EVERYTHING!
So go ahead and pray for the brokenness you may see in someone’s life. Pray for healing and restoration to take over others. Pray for chains to break off of others. Pray for sicknesses to be cured, pain to be covered and for peace to enter in for some.
Be built up in your faith and assure your heart that “GOD CAN DO EVERYTHING!” Job declared it when he said, “I know that thou canst do every thing, and that no thought can be withholden from thee,” (Job 42:2).
Everything we pray for, I know that God can do it. He can fix the broken and heal the sick. He can bring deliverance to those bound in chains and restore the shatter pieces of others lives. GOD CAN DO IT!
No matter what you are facing today believe that GOD CAN DO EVERYTHING! Whatever it is, give it to Him and believe! He is our Good Father. Jesus says, “Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread will he give him a stone? Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent? If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?” (Matthew 7:9-11). Be it spiritual, such as the Holy Ghost (Luke 11:11-12), or any other matter, we are encouraged to bring it to Him in prayer and cast it there (1 Peter 5:7). Nobody can do it like HIM!
Day in and day out, sometimes it seems to
never change and you begin to wonder, does
it all make a difference? You put the hand to
the plow and push forward in everything that
is before you, at the same time you may
Wonder no more, my friend, because it does
make a difference. Everything you do for God
and every step you take in His name, He sees
and He is recording in righteousness your labor
of love before Him. You are not forgotten.
It all matters before Him regardless of who
else is paying attention to you, or not.
You and your works are not forgotten before
our righteous God. Don’t give in. Don’t give up.
God sees and knows it all.
Encouragement in the Word:
“And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.” Romans 8:28
“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.” Jeremiah 29:11
” . . . I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly.” John 10:10
Only planted people grow!
If you want to thrive and grow and be all that God called you to be, you have to have deep roots planted in His house, in His service, and in His worship that your soul may be fully nourished in Him.
“Those that be planted in the house of the LORD shall flourish in the courts of our God,” Psalm 92:13.