I’m declaring this right now–Jesus reigns. My heart has been divided lately–enough! NO MORE! I have been knocked to the ground. Helplessly covering my head and curled up while I have been beaten almost to my very core. Closing my eyes and wondering, “Is this really where I’m at? How’d I get here?” I couldn’t get up. Haven’t been able to get away from those fists and feet attacking me. From those chains being wrapped around and around. I think it’s because without fully realizing it, I’ve been trying to do things on my own. Thinking, subconsciously, that I should just be able to figure this out. But when I cry, “J E S U S!” and reach up my hand, it meets His and He LIFTS ME UP. And I did. “JESUS!” When you are down, sometimes you can’t get up. Call on Jesus. Our hope lies only in Him. (Hebrews 4:15-16; John 16:33) Continue reading
I recently watched a video of Jesús Adrián Romero and he was talking about how God never leaves us. He is always there. Especially in those seasons that are the hardest; when we are suffering the most. The reason we don’t always see that, is that we tend to look at all around us, at the circumstances, instead of up at our Lord. If we do look up, we see that not only is He there; He is closer than ever.
I think that is very true. I don’t know about you, but my first instinct is to look up. God is our Father. My father on earth was a good dad. If I had a problem, he was the first one I would think of calling. And he never turned me down. I remember once when I was a teen and had to be at church early. It was winter and the roads were slippery. I drove too fast and my car slid into Continue reading