Wednesday, September 9, 2009

You Would Think We Would Get It....

As I was praying and thinking today this thought kept coming to my mind. "I will never leave thee nor forsake thee". God was reminding me that He is always there and no matter what He will never leave me. He is always with me and He is always there for me. He always understands what I am going through or how I feel at the moment. And some days my thoughts and feelings can change like the wind. I am a female after all, however I do try to keep my emotions in tact and on a somewhat level course.

Friends can come and go and they do as life happens. For most of us our best buddies in High School we never see or talk to or keep up with them for that matter. Our families can be spread out all over the country, we change jobs and our work friends are no longer a part of our lives. We change churches and our church friends are different people. Immediate family members come and go for many different reasons, heartache, death or just distance of miles.

Life happens and our cirlce of intimates change but God said He was always with us, and I was curious how many times that He says this and assures us of this. You would think if it was in the Bible one time that would be enough for us after all this is Gods love letter to us. But if it is in the Bible more than one time he must want us to really get it. I have listed only a few that I found and He says it many more different ways and times in His Word.

Deuteronomy 31:6
...or the LORD thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.

Deuteronomy 31:8
The LORD is the one who goes ahead of you; He will be with you. He will not fail you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.

Joshua 1:5
...Just as I have been with Moses, I will be with you; I will not fail you or forsake you.

Hebrews 13:5
...for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.

So when I feel alone or noone knows what I am going through I need to go back to the above listed scriptures and be reminded that God is always there and near. And if God is with me and for me that should be enough.

In, With,Through Christ


Jamie Lynn said...

I read that Joshua 1:5 the other day & I loved it!!
I remind myself of this quite often that I am not alone. Then I have to apologize to God for thinking that I was by myself.