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A help in times of trouble

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Your Word for 24 May 2024

Isaiah 49:16
‘See, I have engraved you on the palms of My hands…’

Troubles come!  It is not a matter of ‘IF’ they come, it is a matter of ‘WHEN’ they come. In the midst of trouble, God wants to be with you.  The Bible tells us that God is a ‘TESTED HELP IN TIMES OF TROUBLE’.

Psalm 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, a tested help in times of trouble.
Psalm 37:39 The Lord saves the godly! He is their salvation and their refuge when trouble comes.

The stormy cloudsIf you are facing any sort of trouble, know that God wants to help you!
Fear is such a natural part of life. We just need to hear one report of something bad happening and the next thing you know is that you are battling with fear.  Fear is the thing that robs us of our ability to trust God.  Look at what the Bible tells us:

Psalm 46:1-2 God is our refuge and strength, a tested help in times of trouble. And so we need not fear even if the world blows up and the mountains crumble into the sea.

I love that phrase: ‘And so we need not fear’. Don’t give fear a foothold in your life and heart.

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