Right There In His Protection

 

So there might be a whole lot of hurt goin’ down with you today and a whole lot of nonsense that just doesn’t go away. Instead of leaving you alone, it nips at your heels and tugs at your mind, pulling you into its vice of worry and despair. So when hope has up and gone and there’s no place to turn, turn to God’s corner; to the sovereign One, who knows it all and the sovereign One who has it all, and the sovereign One who cares deeply about you and lavishes His gentle grace upon you and cradles you in the depths of His love and unmerited mercy.  A mercy so amazing it can make us blush at the thought of how much He gives for how little we deserve.

Oh yeah, He’s got your hurt and your heart and he holds you firmly in His grip and under His wings of shelter. Find yourself there today, right there in His protection! You see, it’s here where nothing will touch you, where no one can taunt you and no one can harm you or accuse you! It’s here where you can find His peace ~ that same calm that stilled the storm and calmed the waves on the sea of Galilee. Rest now and be blessed in His peace! Rest in His peace and say in confidence, with the Psalmist in Psalm 4:8,

“I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety.”

“The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace.

Psalm 29:11

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

Romans 15:13

#Safeinhardplaces #Soulnote

The Kind Thing

Just do it!

It’s kind of like giving grace out isn’t it? Sometimes, in the hard places it’s hard to give it but giving out kindness and being kind is kind of like giving out grace and being gracious! It’s not always easy in our humanness to give of it freely! It may fall on deaf ears and cynical hearts but it’s still a sincere kindness and a beautiful grace coming from a sincere heart; your sincere heart, and so do it anyways. Yeah, just go on now and do the “reaching out” thing to someone in need. To someone who hurts or possibly hurts others because they themselves hurt. Hurt returns hurt, much like kindness returns kindness. But then, deep in hurt, a gentle spirit of kindness comes in, in a kind of gentle way, to soften and heal. You, yourself and your beautiful soul can be that kindness that comes in to soothe and smooth out the jagged edge.

Sometimes the very hardest thing to do but the very kindest thing is to just pray kindness over the one in most need. It will move God’s hand of blessing over them and return to you multiplied! So yeah, you there, right there in the center of hurt, tears and anger, do a kind thing! Share a prayer of love and find it returning in twofold in a blessing of grace and healing upon your own beautiful soul.

Colossians 3:12
“Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.”

“If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat, and if he is thirsty, give him water to drink. For in so doing, you will heap burning coals on his head, and the LORD will reward you.”
Proverbs 25:22
#Safeinhardplaces #Dothekindthing

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We Can Still Trust Him

when we can't see past our doubtThere’s so much deception in our world today and truth is difficult to come by! So hard to decipher at times. Sometimes maybe it’s not really our lack of faith and trust in God that tugs at our heartstrings and leaves us feeling guilty but rather our lack of trust lies in those people that surround us; those, controlling our countries, our world, our world’s, and controlling those that don’t know Him or care to know Him. Somehow we have to trust a Sovereign God even for those who wander and walk away from the faith ~ yeah, to those He gives free choice and free will. Even through evil, He keeps them under His protection. Our prayers are our potent and powerful spiritual weapons of warfare in a world of deception and evil, when we can’t and don’t trust humanity to do the right thing or behave in the right way in this whacked out world! So, when we can’t see past our doubt, we can still trust our God to work out the details for those lost in ‘self’, arrogance and deception, and for a world caught up in deception ~ yeah ~ and some in violence! God has a plan for those! He has a purpose for those! He’s consistently working it out! His will and plan won’t be trumped by evil or thwarted by our feelings or fleeting moments of unbelief, so don’t succumb to the enemy’s lie that your moments of doubt make you “not good enough” to be a mighty warrior in this spiritual battle that’s so very real to the believer on a daily basis.

Hey heart, take heart and pray without ceasing even for those ~ Don’t give up ever, ever! Rejoice anyway! Even in the darkest moments of your soul….Rejoice! Don’t ever believe you’re not good enough to make a powerful difference! Don’t believe the lie that you can’t move the hand of God through your prayer. Prayer changes things ~ aren’t we thankful?

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”

His Word Became Flesh

His Word Became Flesh

He was born to live and walk with us, as one of us, yet divine among us. How beautiful was the night when His word became flesh in the form of a baby in the manger. The stable was harsh and the night was dark, but his profound glory filled the heavens and today can fill our hearts. Inhale His grace and live His Truth ❤
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