No matter what the scoreboard tells us, the game is never over if we are on God’s team. We will win in the end.
The God we trust is not only for traditional families; He gives special help and attention to widows, single moms, orphans, foster children and those who don’t have a dad in the home.
“Comfort, comfort my people, says you’re God. Speak tenderly to Jerusalem, and cry to her that her warfare is ended, that her iniquity is pardoned, that she has received from the Lord’s hand double for all her sins.” Isaiah 40:1-2
It is too light a thing that you should be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob and to bring back the preserved of Israel; I will make you as a light for the nations, that my salvation may reach to the end of the earth.” Isaiah 49:6
“A law will go out from me, and I will set my justice for a light to the peoples.” Isaiah 51:4
"The living, only the living, can thank You, as I do today; Fathers will tell their children about Your faithfulness." Isaiah 38:19
God gives us the freedom to do all that is in our heart to do... but He gives us a foundation and a framework to build our decision making process on.
David threw the biggest praise party the world had ever known! People were singing loudly, dancing wildly and praising God with all of their might! If you can imagine a righteous Mardi Gras, that's what this was.
What good is it if you are "killing it" at the things that are killing you?
Are you longing for something new? Do you desire to leave the past behind? Are you ready to sing a new song? As we bring an end to a challenging year, perhaps these stirring words from the ancient prophet Isaiah might shape your thinking as you turn the page to what God has next.