DON’T BE DISCOURAGED
There are times in our lives when we become overwhelmed by the trials of life, causing us to be discouraged. I have said more than once, if you have not yet been discouraged, eventually you will be faced with some burden that will test your very soul. That’s when it will be good for each of us to know that when we look to God, He will be there to lift our heavy load. We should never lose our faith or trust in God, because when we do, we allow ourselves to think that we are defeated. But God will always lift us out of despair and place our feet on a solid rock. Today’s devotion centers around the story of Job. In Job 2:10, we find these words:
“But Job replied, ‘You talk like a foolish woman. Should we accept only good things from the hand of God and never anything bad?’ So in all this, Job said nothing wrong.”
As we look at verses 2-13, we see how Job handled the test from the Lord. The Lord allowed Satan to test Job, but Job never wavered in his faith. Thanks be to God, Job kept his hands in God’s hands and ultimately God delivered him. Read this entire chapter when you get a chance. Let the words of this story encourage you to trust in the Lord whenever times are hard. As I close this devotion, let me say once again, no matter what you are going through, “Don’t Be Discouraged!”
Always remember that God will see you through!