40 DAYS TO PASSION: WEEK 1

Lent begins tomorrow and with it the focus of what we will “SACRIFICE.”

If you are not familiar with LENT, it is simply put, an annual season set aside to fast (give up something for a time) and focus on Christ’s suffering as we lead up to Easter.

It is always ironic to me that even at such a sacred time as this, we tend to focus on self!

What will I give up for the sake of Christ?

How will I suffer through this set aside time?

What will I go without?

What will I give up?

How will it disrupt my routine?

Etc…Etc…Etc…

I, I, I, My, My, My!

Self, Self, Self, Self, and more Self!

This time is often referred to in religious circles as, ‘The Passion of Christ.’  His sufferings and sacrifices on the way to the cross and finally on the cross.

Passion is defined as:” The state of being acted upon or affected by something so deeply that it overtakes us.”

The Love Jesus had for us was so deep and so strong that it compelled Him to suffer and die on our behalf!

This journey that Jesus took to the cross was full of pain, sacrifice, suffering and ridicule!  The factual awareness of this painful journey called the ‘Via Dolorosa,’ Literally the ‘Painful

Way’ or ‘The Way of Suffering,’ became crystal clear to me as I walked it step by step this year during my trip to Israel.

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As I put one foot in front of the other and pictured Jesus stepping on this very same road as He carried His own cross, dripping blood with each and every step from His cruel and brutal flogging and literally dying of thirst as He painstakingly persevered out of Love for me…I was overwhelmed with my own selfishness.

How could I wince at the thought of giving up something as simple as sugar, caffeine, screen time, social media…when Jesus had given up literally EVERYTHING for me!

God laid it on my heart to approach this Lenten season, The Passion Season, with a renewed sense of Passion in my selfless approach to it. 

This year I am not asking God what

I should sacrifice for Him, but instead,

What can I do to focus on your great sacrifice for me Jesus and say, “THANK YOU?”

Will you join me on this journey to the cross for the next six Tuesdays as we walk beside Jesus and thank Him for His sacrifice of Love?

Week One-Jesus Carries His Cross

So, they took Jesus away.  Carrying the cross by Himself, He went to the place called Place of the Skull, in Hebrew Golgotha.”   John 19:17

This week of Lent we’ll focus on the steps of Passion Jesus took for you and I carrying His own cross.  Let’s thank Him for everything else He so faithfully carries for us…our worries, cares, concerns, problems, burdens, you fill in the blank. 

Walk beside Him this week in thankfulness for faithfully carrying His own cross on our behalf and our worries and fears each day!

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JESUS CARRIED HIS OWN CROSS OUT OF LOVE FOR ME!

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WHY WE FIGHT: How To Have A GOOD Fight

Fighting is not fun. It makes us feel uncomfortable at the very utterance of the word FIGHT!

Our minds race back and forth picturing, and at times even reliving, every Fight we have ever had.

But FIGHTING is inevitable. You may not have ‘knock down, drag out’ fights, but we all fight something or someone on a daily basis.  It is, like I said, INEVITABLE!

Why?  Because, from the beginning mankind has strove to go his own way and walk away from God. The first fight occurred between the Creator and His Created Beings.  God told Adam and Eve that they could have EVERYTHING they wanted in the Paradise He created for them, except just one thing!  They wanted the one thing they could not have.

Their fight was against themselves.

Were they going to trust that God was giving them everything good, and saving them from the bad? Or, were they going to give into the temptation that they could be as wise as God and figure it out for themselves? 

That’s right, PRIDE entered the world and PRIDE won!

You and I as God’s created beings, deal with the same issue of PRIDE as Adam and Eve did. We must make choices each and every day to give into our PRIDE or chose God’s way.

Pride says, “that’s not fair, I was here first,” and we throw a nasty look someone’s way and stand our ground in line!  Or, we rev our car engine and pull swiftly in front of the car that cut us off!

Pride says, “I’m smarter than you are, therefore, I deserve to be revered!”

Pride says, “I am better than you are, and you do not deserve my time or effort!”

Pride says, “I deserve to have my needs met and if you are not doing that as my friend or relative or spouse, then I will no longer be in a relationship with you!”

Everyone of these categories of PRIDE produces FIGHTS that turn out BAD!

Bad for our hearts, emotions and feelings, as well as the hearts, emotions and feelings of those we fight with or against. Bad for our world to see and witness as we desire to have a loving witness for Christ. BAD, and even potentially devastating for those we are in relationship with!

Any FIGHT that we engage in that stems from PRIDE is only going to turn out BAD!

So, you may be thinking, Lisa, Where is the Good News?

I’m glad you asked!

Because Fighting is inevitable, we can learn how to have a “GOOD FIGHT!”

In the garden, Adam and Eve chose their PRIDE and it ended up in a BAD FIGHT!  One that separated them from God! 

We want our fights to be good fights so that they bring healing and restoration to our relationships! Had Adam and Eve chosen to have a “GOOD FIGHT”, the outcome could have been very different for them and for us!

This past Saturday night we had a ‘Couples FIGHT NIGHT,’ at our Church!  

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We listened to Dr.’s Les and Leslie Parrott, experts in the field of relationships and married to each other for over 30 years, share on FIGHTING GOOD.

My husbands greatest take away was a Soccer illustration…

“Instead of seeing the other person as OPPONENTS to score against, let’s view ourselves as on the same TEAM!  Let’s pass the ball to each other and work on scoring goals together!”

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WE FIGHT GOOD WHEN WE REALIZE WE ARE ON THE SAME TEAM!

We FIGHT because we see things differently. WE FIGHT because we are DIFFERENT and our perception of things is therefore DIFFERENT! 

This causes us to approach our problems differently and much of the time, when we let PRIDE creep in, we see the other person as nothing but an opponent trying to score against us!

The CORE of a GOOD FIGHT is:

C – Cooperation

O – Ownership

R – Respect

E – Empathy

When we set our PRIDE aside and realize that we are on the same team and our goal is to “score” a good relationship we:

COOPERATE with each other, listening to the others perspective and giving it worth and value.  

OWN our part in the fight; what did we do to offend or hurt, ignore or criticize.

RESPECT the others perspective and point of view.

EMPATHIZE with the others feelings, perspectives and emotions.

If the first man and woman ever created got it wrong, chances are we will too.  But with God’s help we can work harder to get it right and instead of Fighting Bad, we can Fight Good!

God fights for us, so is it not right that we fight for each other?  Fight to have a good and right relationship with all those He puts in our lives!

THE LORD WILL FIGHT FOR YOU, AND YOU HAVE ONLY TO BE SILENT.”  Exodus 14:14

After all, we only get one life on this earth, there are no “do overs!” We should strive to FIGHT GOOD with each other as we live to FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT, and say allow with the Apostle Paul,

I have fought the GOOD FIGHT, I have finished the race, I have kept the Faith.” 

 II Timothy 4:7

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LOVE IS FROM GOD

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Love is in the air, everywhere we look!

Well, at least the world’s version of LOVE.

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and we cannot walk into a grocery store and buy lettuce or kale chips without being assaulted by flowers, candy, balloons, cards, cookies, cupcakes, crackers and even cheese, in the shape of hearts! The image we have all grown accustomed to associating with LOVE! And, yes, I actually saw cheese in the shape of a heart, to accompany the heart shaped crackers stacked next to them!

Now, in case I may be sounding a bit “hypocritical” here, I am probably one of the biggest purchasers of such things! 

I love Valentine’s Day!  The down side is that I love eating all of the Valentine chocolate and baked goods. Actually, I also quite enjoyed the heart shaped crackers and cheese too!  The positive aspect is that I LOVE the happy feeling I get seeing love and sharing it with others!

Your travels through the grocery store to buy your few simple staple items, may produce warm, happy, positive feelings this time of year, as you view the full array of “HEARTS ON DISPLAY,” or it may stir up sad, negative or even angry feelings as you feel the “slap of love”, smack in your face!

LOVE on display is great when we are in loving relationships, but when we are not, love on display can evoke deep sadness and grief.

That is, “LOVE” that is associated with all of the worldly definitions of LOVE we have just outlined. When our definition of anything is not defined by the Creator of it, it is false!

GOD IS THE CREATOR OF LOVE! 

Real, true authentic LOVE is not found in anyone or anything else!

LOVE  COMES FROM GOD.”  I JOHN 4:16

GOD IS THE CREATOR OF LOVE, THEREFORE ONLY HE CAN DEFINE IT!

JOHN LAYS IT OUT FOR US CLEARLY AND CONCISELY IN HIS FIRST LETTER…

IF WE LOVE OTHERS THEN WE ARE A CHILD OF GOD AND WE KNOW GOD. 

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The way we act toward others, when we feel loving and when we do not feel loving, tells the world if we are truly know God and are His child.

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God‘s love is shown when we love each other!

John goes on to say something even harder to swallow…

BUT ANYONE WHO DOES NOT LOVE DOES NOT KNOW GOD…”  I JOHN 4:8a

SMACK!  I do not know about you, but that verse smacks me flat in the face, much harsher than any “hearts” of Valentine’s Day paraphernalia ever could!

If I do not LOVE others, then I do not truly know God!

WHY?  BECAUSE GOD IS LOVE!

It is not simply part of His character, or a single attribute that He has, IT IS WHO HE IS!

GOD IS LOVE!

HE IS THE CREATOR AND HE IS LOVE! THEREFORE, GOD IS THE CREATOR OF LOVE!

I John 4:8 finishes with this statement…

FOR GOD IS LOVE.

This is the game changer friends! WE are LOVED because the Creator of LOVE, LOVES US!

And we are free to give and receive LOVE, because the LOVE of God is in us!

So, let’s take this TRUTH and look at a day the world has set aside for “Love,” and use it to demonstrate God’s LOVE to the world!

WE LOVE EACH OTHER BECAUSE HE FIRST LOVED US.”   I JOHN 4:19

You are LOVED my friend, by the Creator of LOVE, God Himself! He loves you and gave His very life to prove it to you!

THIS IS REAL LOVE – NOT THAT WE LOVED GOD, BUT THAT HE LOVED US AND SENT HIS SON AS A SACRIFICE TO TAKE AWAY OUR SINS.”  I JOHN 4:10

The Creator God loved you so much that He sent His Son to die to tell you just how much!

BUT GOD SHOWED HIS GREAT LOVE FOR US SENDING CHRIST TO DIE FOR US WHILE WE WERE STILL SINNERS.”  ROMANS 5:8

YOU ARE LOVED!

So, what are you going to do this Valentine’s Day to show God’s Love?

 Any attempt we make on Valentine’s Day, or any other day, to define LOVE or find LOVE by any other definition, will fall short and disappoint!

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How do we go through seasons?

Last week on the blog we talked about seasons of faith in our lives. Specifically, WINTER! Seasons are defined as;

“A period of the year marked by certain conditions.”

As we talk about spiritual seasons of faith in our lives, this definition fits perfectly!

We go through different periods, a.k.a. seasons, in our lives that are marked by certain conditions. Some of those conditions are brought on by ourselves and some conditions are brought on by circumstances out of our control. But nevertheless, they are seasons in our lives that we go through.

My focus today is the question,

HOW do we go through them?

When we are in those “winter“ seasons as we talked about last week, and we feel no release and we see no end in sight, do we plunge into a dark place that feels even colder than the season itself? Or do we get angry, and become negative and bitter?

Our world and culture around us would tell us to look inward. It would shout everything from “self care,” to demanding our rights. While taking care of ourselves is important and should not be neglected, and our self worth and value mean everything to God, after all He died for it, true peace inside of the winter season only comes from giving thanks to the Lord!

This seems like an oxymoron, and to the world around us, IT IS! However, God’s Word screams this Truth from the highest of mountains to the lowest of the pits we find ourselves in! And regardless of the season we are in, His Truth never fails!

Psalm 118:1

Give thanks to the Lord for He is good! His faithful love endures forever!

This incredible Psalm begins with this proclamation and repeats it again and again five times over!

Throughout each declaration of who God is…

Our strength,

Our song,

Our destroyer,

Our goodness,

Our strong right arm…

The proclamation “His faithful love endures forever,” stands as a declaration of Truth to whatever season we are going through!

What is the answer to how we go through any and every season?

PRAISE THE LORD!

Why?

HIS FAITHFUL LOVE ENDURES FOREVER!

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WE FIND STRENGTH IN EVERY SEASON WHEN WE PRAISE THE LORD!

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A Season of Winter, In Your Heart

Winter by definition is a season; a time frame set apart by a cold season.  In the Northern Hemisphere, Winter runs from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox.  Encompassing the month of December, January and February in the U.S., and November, December and January in Great Britain.

I woke up this morning and stepped out of my bedroom and out onto the landing at the top of our staircase. I love this spot in our home! It is one of my favorites!

God has blessed us with this house and from the top of our staircase I can stand and look out at God’s glorious creation as I greet each day!

To say our living room is “vaulted” is an understatement! Our living room has two complete sets of high rectangular windows!  One set is across the bottom of the room at eye level. The second set is high above the ground at over ten feet high!  There are five windows at this height that go around the room. I have chosen not to cover these windows since they are open to the back and side only of the house. Outside of them I see treetops, hills and even at times birds flying in and out of the trees!  

I love to stand at the top of the staircase each morning, look out at God’s beauty and proclaim, (as my grandma taught me to,) “THIS IS THE DAY THE LORD HAS MADE!  I WILL REJOICE AND BE GLAD IN IT!”

This morning as I looked out of my favorite windows, in the very same spot I stand each and every morning, something was different.

The trees looked so bare. The sky around them looked so bleak. The green leaves that hang on these particular trees, given that they are year round Oak trees and do not drop all of their leaves at once, but continuously throughout the entire year, (this is truly a pain when you are cleaning the mess all year long! I do not think my husband shares the same love for these trees as I do!) seemed to be more grey in color this day and much fewer in number than the day before. I stood at the top of the stairs and stared at what was normally my favorite scene each day, and felt a bleakness in my soul.

It was Winter outside, but I was experiencing Winter inside!

Another definition of the word ‘WINTER’ is:

“a period like winter, as in the last or final period of life; a period of decline, decay, inertia, dreariness, or adversity.”

While I was not, and am not feeling like this is my final chapter of life on this earth or that I am in decay or decline, I was feeling “lack of inertia(AKA energy) dreariness and adversity!”

Life goes through seasons. The Bible is very clear on this!

For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven.”   Ecclesiastes 3:1

There are so many more verses and stories of God’s people living there lives through “seasons!”
Good ones and bad ones! 

Hard ones and easy ones! 

Ones full of confusion and full of disappointment!

And also ones full of Joy and thanksgiving!

Seasons come into our lives and it is what we do with them and through them that matters.

Are you dealing with a season that is unsettling, you need answers or peace and it seems like that both are evasive?

Are you needing healing physically or spiritually and the pain is feeling like more than you can endure?

Are you needing an answer to a decision that has gone on for too long and regardless of the choice you make you will let someone down?

Are you struggling in your job, your marriage, your finances, your relationship or in your own personal eating and exercise?

Any or all of these can produce in us a season of WINTER!

Kind David is one of the greatest examples of going in and out of seasons, Spring and Winter.  He reached the highest of highs, and wound then plunge to the lowest of lows.

Beth Moore puts David’s life in a concise nutshell when she writes;

“He, David, rose from a common shepherd boy to become the leader of two nations. He slew a giant and saved a kingdom.  He was an adulterer and a murderer, yet a man after God’s own heart. King David was a great noble man of ancient times, but has much to say to men and women today!”

Truly, he does!

I believe that the only way to combat the “winter seasons” that come into our lives is through the Holy Spirit in God’s Word and Prayer to Him!

In the twenty-third Psalm David cries out to God and declares His great attributes.

The attributes of shepherding, caring for and providing for His flock, us, God’s children! Read through the twenty-third Psalm and allow it to pour it’s TRUTH over your spirit today! Whatever season you are in read these powerful words of TRUTH and let them fill you to overflowing!

Psalm 23

The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want.

He makes me lie down in green pastures,

He leads me beside quiet waters,

He restores my soul.

He guides me in paths of righteousness

for His name’s sake.

Even though I walk

through the valley of the shadow of death,

I will fear no evil,

for you are with me;

your rod and your staff,

they comfort me.

You prepare a table before me

in the presence of my enemies.

You anoint my head with oil;

my cup overflows.

Surely goodness and love will follow me

all the days of my life,

and I will dwell in the house of The LORD

FOREVER!

If your spirit is in a winter season like mine was, then let it renew and strengthen you with it’s words of Truth and restoration.

If your spirit is in a season of fear and is gripped by doubt and lack of control, then let the Truth that God walks us through each and every valley and in Him we can fear no evil!

Is your spirit in a season of feeling like the enemy has gained too much ground in your life and you are feeling defeated? Then lean into the words of Truth that God prepares a table for you in the presence of your enemies and He is the Winner!

This is just a season, and this season will pass. Take heart my friends, He is always with us!

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NO MATTER WHAT SEASONS IN LIFE WE GO THROUGH, GOD WINS!

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LET’S GO FISHING

Fishing is known as a sport that can produce great peace. Now certainly you can go deep sea fishing and take on tackling huge fish with great strength, but the majority of fisherman take a somewhat small boat out onto a calm body of water and set themselves up alone, surrounded by God’s natural beauty, throw a line into that calm body of water and sit and wait. They wait for a tiny tug on their baited line. They ponder the still, quiet beauty that surrounds them, and they wait.

Peace is also known to be produced by this sport because the routine of “doing it” is consistent and known. There is no “blind side” hit from the outside, there is no curve ball thrown 90 miles an hour, and there is no left foot hook coming from the outside and scoring a goal.

It is fairly predictable. If you keep your eye on the weather, you are fairly sure to have success.

The problem with fishing is the very reasons it is pleasing can become the same reasons it is monotonous!

Do you find yourself doing the same old thing over and over again?

Do you feel like you are stuck in a rut, one that you cannot seem to get out of?

Do you sense the need for change, but it is so easy to just keep going back to what is known?

As you face this new year of 2020, are you ready for something new?

Have you already attempted a “New Year’s Resolution” and failed like the majority of the population?

Are you continuing to settle for “JUST GOING FISHING,” because it is comfortable, because you know it so well, because you are in control?

Two of Jesus disciples found themselves in this situation, they were “JUST GOING FISHING.”  

They were not doing it simply for sport, yet there is no indication that they did not enjoy it, they fished also for their livelihood!  

Jesus noticed two fishing boats at the water’s edge, for the fisherman had left them and were washing their nets.”                    Luke 5:2

Simon Peter and Andrew had “JUST GONE FISHING” and were now washing their fishing nets, when they encountered JESUS!

Stepping into one of the boats, Jesus asked Simon, it’s owner, to push it out into the water.”    Luke 5:3

Jesus had stepped into Peter’s “normal,” and was about to “rock his boat!”

Because Peter had obeyed what Jesus asked of him, he was poised to receive what The Lord had for him!

Now go out where it is deeper, and let down your nets to catch some fish.”  Luke 5:4

Peter responds as most of us do when we have our boats rocked, “I have already tried that, but if you say so, I will.”

Is that not how most of us respond?  We have prayed long and hard for something and nothing is changing so we just “keep on praying” out of practice or habit, but where has our FAITH gone?  Or we have tried that new exercise plan, that new healthy eating plan, or that new Bible study group and it has not brought the change we had desired because we were doing it in our own strength!

Master, Simon Pater replied, we worked hard all last night and didn’t catch a thing. But if you say so, I’ll let the nets down again.”   Luke 5:5

When Peter lets the nets down this time they are so full of fish that the nets begin to tear!

And this time their nets were so full of fish they began to tear!”       Luke 5:6

Do you need a new net, a clean net, or a net full of fish? I know I do!

The start of a New Year offers us a fresh perspective on what has become just routine,  and what needs to be replaced, (AKA made new), what needs cleaned, and what needs completely made full!

In this beautiful picture of acknowledgement, self worth and redemption, Jesus offer just that to Peter and Andrew.

I believe He wants to offer that to us today!

We may be doing “the same old thing,” but we can go deeper with God and “let our nets down!”  

Read His word with purpose and intent! Sit still and listen for Him to speak after you read it! Ask Him to speak to you and fulfill His purposes in you and through your life!

We may also feel like we have been trying for so long and with so much effort that it is no good, our situation will never change. Don’t lose hope! Keep following and praying for the FAITH to believe and see His path clearly, and then obey! Take the necessary steps He is asking you to take so that you will receive His blessing!

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I was so amazingly blessed to be able to be on the Sea of Galilee just a few short months ago!  It was one of my favorite places in all of Israel!  It was so peaceful, so calm and so beautiful. As I sat on the boat and imagined Jesus sitting there next to me, I had to ask myself, what would He ask me to do?

The answer came loud and clear to me as if Jesus Himself was standing on the shore and speaking it directly to me…

“Continue to throw your nets into my water. If you do, they will never return empty!”

He was asking me to continue to trust Him for all of the plans for my life!

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Friends, I believe He is asking the same of you!

If we are His disciples, called by His name to shine His light in a dark world, then He will fill our nets to overflowing when we trust in Him and throw our nets into His living water!

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WHAT DO YOU DO WHEN YOU ARE DEVASTATED?

Devastation is a BIG word!

When I first hear it, my mind conjures up pictures of vast wastelands laid flat and bare by fire, wind or drought.  I think of farmers fields where countless days of toil and labor have been spent on excavating, planting and preparing, only to be DEVASTATED and laid bare before harvest by a swarm of locust!  I picture a large, flat plane in the desert full of palm trees laden with delicious figs and surrounded by an oasis, green and fertile amid the surrounding dryness. There a spring of water exists in the midst of it all, bringing life where there was no life! Slowly its’ source is lost by a drought! What used to be lush and vibrant, is now dried up and scorched by the suns relentless heat. 

While these may be “physical” pictures of  devastation, I feel that they clearly represent ‘SOUL DEVASTATION.’ The devastation that happens to us when we fail, feel let down by those we trusted most, when we lose a job or position that we valued or even when we cry out to God to restore and rescue us and we hear only silence.

This kind of devastation takes place on the inside of a person in the deepest places, unseen by the human eye. On the outside we may appear cool, calm and collected, but make no mistake, on the inside we are withering away as the locusts eat and the drought ensues.

What do we do to bring back the rain? How do we plant new, healthy plants that will thrive once again in good soil?

It may feel impossible to do, but the remedy is simple…WE CRY OUT TO OUR GOD AND WE TRUST IN HIS WORD OF TRUTH!

Save me, O God, for the floodwaters are up to my neck. Deeper and deeper I sink in the mire; I can’t find a foothold. I am in deep water, and the floods overwhelm me. I am exhausted from crying for help; my throat is parched. My eyes are swollen with weeping, waiting for my God to help me.”        Psalms 69

These words of desperation in devastation come from the mouth of one of God’s greatest warriors. A strong and courageous man who led one of the fiercest armies in history into battle after battle in the name of the Lord God! He is called by God, “A MAN AFTER GOD’S OWN HEART.”  

Yet time and time again we see him crying out to God as he faces devastation. Should we do no less?

David spares no words or emotions in His desperate cries to God!  He lays bare his fear, exhaustion, disappointment, anxiety and frustration. He lets go of all pride and screams out with everything he has the truth of his devastation and the truth of God’s Word!

In your unfailing love, O God, answer my prayer with your sure salvation. Rescue me from the mud; don’t let me sink any deeper!”                          Psalms 69:13-14

Answer my prayers, O Lord, for your unfailing love is wonderful. Take care of me, for your mercy is so plentiful.”                                                       Psalms 69:16

As David cries out to God he begins to feel the cool refreshment of God’s love rain down on him and begin to fill his empty soul spring with water anew!

As David claims the Truth of God’s Word he senses the soil of his spirit being replanted with new growth!

Let all who seek God’s help be encouraged. For The Lord hears the cries of the needy; He does not despise His imprisoned people.
Psalms 69:32-33

Friend, we can all find ourselves in season of devastation. Sometimes for reasons we are guilty of, and sometimes at no fault of our own. Either way, God is waiting for us to cry out to Him, claim His words of Truth and allow His healing rain to fall on us and restore our devastated souls with His love and power!

 When I am in my greatest times of devastation, the simplest of childhood songs come to my mind…

Only a boy named David, only a little sling, only a boy name David, but he could pray and sing. Only a boy named David, only a babbling brook. Only a boy named David, and five little stones he took.

A boy named David, cried out in the name of His mighty God, trusted in His power, picked up five little stones and slayed the giant!

We too can walk through our devastation, cry out to God, trust in the power of His Word, pick up our stones and slay our giants!

ONLY A BOY NAMED DAVID!  ONLY A GAL NAMED _______________!

ONLY A GUY NAMED __________________!

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OUR DEVESTATION CAN LEAD US TO OUR GREATEST VICTORY WHEN WE CRY OUT TO OUR GREAT GOD!

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