Devotion for Sunday, October 21, 2018
“Shout joyfully to the Lord, all the earth. Serve the Lord with gladness; come before Him with joyful singing. Know that the Lord Himself is God; it is He who has made us, and not we ourselves; we are His people and the sheep of His pasture.” (Psalm 100:1-3)
What is there really to fret about? You know where life is heading. You have good times and times you call bad. The Lord has promised that all will work together for good. Why do you worry? Come to the Lord and give Him thanks for all the goodness He gives upon the earth. Yes, the wicked do what they do, but you have been called into the presence of the Most High.
Lord, I do worry in the moment. I am concerned with the world around me and all of those who go through life as though You are not there. This will not change in this age. Help me to live a different way by standing in Your presence and knowing that You are the good God who created all things and knows the beginning from the end. Change my heart to trust You above all things.
Lord Jesus, You had Your share of difficulties when walking the earth. You know how cruel people can be. Yet, it was You who paved the way for all who come in faith to walk the humble and simple life of knowing that all things are in Your hands. Guide me, O Lord, in the way You have established that I may now and always walk in the way You would have me go, and praise the Father for all good things. Amen.