God wants us to be free from worry. That’s why He asks us to “live one day at a time”. Don’t stress yourself out with your troubles tomorrow. Instead, focus, trust and thank Him for today. Jesus already gave us the assurance that our heavenly Father will take care of all our needs.
[ "Do not be anxious, saying, “What shall we eat?” or “What shall we drink?” or “What shall we wear?” For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all." -Matthew 6:25-34 ]
In Matthew 6:27, Jesus asked, “who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?”
This statement shows how God takes our fears seriously. He asks us to not worry because having doubts in our mind will only lead to complaining. When we doubt God, we tend to make decisions outside of His will. We tend to do things on our own. He is reminding us today that if we want to see miracles happen in our life, we need to learn to trust Him completely and live by faith.
“Then Jesus said, Did I not tell you that if you believed, you would see the glory of God?” – John 11:40
As believers of the Lord Jesus Christ, we take great comfort in knowing that our God loves us deeply that He will talk, direct, guide and teach us each and every day if we allow Him to. Through constant communication, we can grow a close relationship with our God and experience the unspeakable peace that only His presence can give. The kind of rest our soul needs. The rest that we can never find in this world.
[ The LORD replied, "My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest." -Exodus 33:14 ]
When you feel like you are sinking under the weight of your burdens, just call on the name of Jesus and He will lift you up. God can hear you. Let your present weakness be the door to God’s Presence. Your voice of faith is your key to enter His throne.
“He will call upon me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble.”-Psalm 91:15
If you want to accomplish something worthwhile in your life, ask yourself first, who is in authority in your life? When you go about your day, whose decision do you follow? Do you make life plans and decisions based on your personal emotions or according to the Word of God?
Most of us wake up and just want to make it through each day, but God has so much more in store for us. No matter where we are in life & no matter what’s happening around us right now, if we decide to submit ourselves to God & make His WILL the top priority in our life, surely, He will WIN our battles for us. His Word will forever be our shield.
[ “And those who know Your name will put their trust in You, For You, O Lord have not forsaken those who seek You.“ -Psalm 9:10 ]
We all experience different battles in life. What should we do if someone is treating us badly? How can we be assured of victory? The Word of God says, if there’s one thing in this world that will never fail, it is “love”. Wherever we go, we find people who are hurting. Now is the time for us to live in such a way that people will see God’s love and graciousness through us.
“If I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not love, I am nothing.” -1 Corinthians 13:2
Nothing is permanent in this world. Times change. People change. Some people may pull us down, but if we continue to place our hope in our unchangeable God, He will give us the strength to overcome each obstacle as it arises. Stopping regularly to recall God’s promises of hope will restore our strength and renew our perspective.
“Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet My unfailing love for you will not be shaken, says the LORD.”-Isaiah 54:10
Many times, we say we are trusting God, but our minds are constantly worrying. The Lord is reminding us today to trust in Him always and lean not in our own understanding (Proverbs 3:5)
Do you feel tired of thinking about a certain fear or problem? Are you tired of the pain and confusion? Then God is telling you right now to give your mind a rest. Lay aside all your worries, breathe slowly, spend time with Him and just focus on hearing His divine direction. He promised to never turn away if you will just come to Him.
["Peace I leave with you, My peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid." - John 14:27]
Are you scared or clueless about what the future holds? Maybe you have been waiting for God to make a move in your life; but the truth is, all along, He has always been at your door waiting for you to let His Word to come in your home and in your heart.
[ "Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with him, and he with Me." -Revelation 3:20 ]
Develop the habit of expecting good things to come your way and see what God can do in your life. Start believing things are going to change for the better, not because you deserve it, but simply because God loves you so much.
“The LORD is gracious and righteous; our God is full of compassion. The LORD protects the unwary; when I was brought low, He saved me.”-Psalm 116:5-6
Make it your goal today to keep your focus on God. For in Him you will find peace, direction and hope. When you feel like your mind has wandered away from Him, make a conscious effort to fix your thoughts back to His love and promises. He will ever let go of your hand if you choose to follow Him.
“You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on You.”-Isaiah 26:3