Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Lingering for His Purpose
“When he heard this, Jesus said, 'This sickness will
not end in death. No, it is for God’s glory so that God’s Son may be glorified
through it'” (John 11:4, NIV).
the whole world that He died for. When you accept Him into your heart, and
believe He is your Savior, His promises in His Word are true for you. Now here
is a promise. “Heal me, Lord,” Jeremiah
declared, “and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the
one I praise” (Jeremiah 17:14, NIV). His Word is truth. He does save and He does
heal. But His ways and timing are not ours (Isaiah 55:8). It is in His time.
Always remember that no matter what you face right now, God is faithful. He will
never allow more than you can bear (1 Corinthians 10:13). One day He will rescue
and He will heal. In the midst of your pain and hardship, seek and pray for
faith to believe.
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