Step Out Into the Future With Him
Today marks the beginning of a new year. God has blessed us to see the year 2024 unfold. We do not know what the future holds, but we know who holds the future. Those who trust the Lord can step out into the future with Him. We have a frame of reference; the same God who blessed us in the past will bless us this year. No matter what Wall Street might predict, our God is sufficient to handle everything. When we read the Word of God we can see clearly how God will step out and pave the way for us. In Isaiah 52:12, we find these words:
“You will not leave in a hurry, running for your lives. For the Lord will go ahead of you; yes, the God of Israel will protect you from behind.”
The prophet Isaiah tells the people that they can depart from Babylon with the assurance that the God of Israel will be with them. He assures them that they are not going to be alone, for the Lord will go before them and be their guide. We should also find strength in knowing that our God will guide and keep us. This is the reassurance we need as we begin this new year. It is my fervent prayer that we have enough faith to trust that our future is secure in God’s Hands. No weapon formed against us shall prosper (Isaiah 54). May we be strengthened with that knowledge, and may we all have a blessed and prosperous New Year!