It’s easy to say that you go to church to learn more about God, but that is such a stereotypical church answer. That honestly might be true, but there is so much more to it than that. There’s many reasons to go to church, but it is so easy to miss out on them or get wrapped up in everything else.
Fear is faith in something else. Feel free to reread that last sentence as when I first saw it, it convicted me. One of the great female bloggers of the day, Jordan Lee posted this on her Instagram feed a few days ago. It really took me off guard as I have heard countless sermons about fear and worry and I honestly can’t tell you very much about any of them. I do remember that the phrase “do not fear” is in the Bible 365 times, so it’s an everyday reminder not to fear, but I don’t know any of those verses by heart.
If you are like me, you probably overthink everything and look for a reason behind all things. If something doesn’t work out how you planned, you instantly try to find a concrete reason as to why it didn’t work out. However, I’ve also noticed the more things I try to control and understand, the less I depend on God. Trying to understand everything means I am relying on myself to figure out everything and that completely kicks God out of the equation. Why would we need God if we did know everything? If we never struggled, we would never reach up to God. I don’t know if the same is true for everyone, but the reason I typically pray more frequently and harder is because I am going through something I have a hard time handling/dealing with on my own.
Thank you, Lord, for being there for me and allowing me to cry out to you in my times of need.
It is amazing to me that the Lord of the Universe would take the time to listen to me and to care about what I say.
God, there are things happening around me right now that I do not understand. Some of these things make me feel weak, helpless and afraid.
Lord God, you are my strength. Hold my hand in my weakness and teach my heart to fly. With you, there’s nothing to fear, nothing to worry about. Hold me tight in your embrace, so that I can be stronger than the challenges in my […]
Almighty God, We bless you for our lives, we give you praise for your abundant mercy and grace we receive. We thank you for your faithfulness even though we are not that faithful to you. Lord Jesus, we ask you to give us all around […]
Almighty Father, Thank you for your love, grace and mercy. I pray that my discomforts will turn to comforts, my pains to gains, my deprivation to more blessings, my losses to profits, my tear to smiles, my sorrows to pleasures, my illness to wellness, my […]
God is our refuge and strength, and ever-present help in trouble. Therefore, we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea… – Psalm 46:1-2And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in […]
Most gracious and loving Father, I want to thank You for all the blessings You’ve given me, my family and friends and all those I hold dear. Thank You Lord for giving me another day to see the beauty of your creations. You know the […]
Principle of Spiritual Deception Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously. Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is […]