Devotion for Friday, February 22, 2019

“The works of His hands are truth and justice; all His precepts are
sure. They are upheld forever and ever; they are performed in truth and
uprightness.” (Psalm 111:7-8)

Think for a moment what this
says. God is true and just. Anyone who says otherwise is denying the truth. You
need never defend the Lord, for He is just, but do stand in His justice and
trust that He will work all things together for good for those who love Him. Know
that this is the Lord’s creation and that all things are in His hands. He will
lead you into uprightness.

Lord, people will say to me that the way things are is not just. That
is true. But they often mean that they will deny You because they blame You for
the way things are. Keep me from this kind of thinking that I may stand firm in
Your truth. Teach me to walk in Your justice and to hold fast to Your Word of
truth that I may not be led astray by those who promote their own idea of

Lord Jesus, You came to provide
what was needed for all who believe. Guide me according to the precepts You
teach to live into the life to which I have been called by grace. Help me to
never bend to the ideas of this world and yet give mercy as You give mercy. Lead
me in the journey of becoming like You that I may abide all the days of my life
in Your presence. Amen.