When chronic pain hits, we might wonder, “How can I have confident hope?”. But I soon learned that this hope comes from drawing ever closer to the One Who gives all hope. That is, Jesus!
Forever and ever, in the perfection of our life in the new heaven and new earth, our experience of your kindness will increase. This promise overwhelms the circuit board of my understanding, throws fuel on the fire of my longings, and reveals the paucity of my faith.
Support, sustain, uphold, carry are all words that speak of being small or weak. God will be our refuge when we are weak.
Teach us to live as new creatures. Make us new because we need your transformational energy at work within us in order to live as whole and holy people.
Prayer is a precious invitation from God. How many of us have even considered developing a plan for our prayer lives? God invites us to be with Him.