God also wants you and I to bear our hearts before Him and lay our requests at His feet, and above all else…trust him knowing completely God is our refuge and strength! Every time I take a step, it rubs that area. When you have your back against the wall, and the road before you seems unending, it can take its toll on you. Disaster awaits if Trump is re-elected. Philippians 4:6, And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. He is our strength. . No matter what health issues lie in front of me, my God will ALWAYS be there for me! a. God gives us the power we need to endure hardship as we serve Him, fight spiritual battles, resist temptation, and bear up under persecution. Point out that just as their names are now hidden inside their cubes, so it is for all those who have trusted in Jesus Christ. We are hidden with Christ in God, he is our refuge, our protection! If anything it’s gotten worse! 2 Corinthians 4:17, Fight the good fight of the faith. I’m naming today’s Appointment DREADED DOOMSDAY! Long story short is I’ve been receiving treatment for this issue for over a year with no success of healing. Without question the threats to peace and security are great. Exodus 15:2, The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. When we take refuge in something physical, we are trusting it will take care of and make us feel safe and secure. Philippians 4:13, For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, work for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory. No matter what you may be facing right now and if you’re feeling Overwhelmed by Life, Do NOT lose faith and trust in God! My life may not be perfect but I’m in a much better place now than what I was EVER in as a Non-Christian! Democracy is lost in the US if Sanders is elected. Strictly Necessary Cookie should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings. A good refuge provides protection for the vulnerable and for those who seeking peace. "God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble" Psalm 46:1. “As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.”. Learn how your comment data is processed. Or can we actually make real decisions? children's ministry resources to churches across the world. In trials, God is our refuge, he is our strength and, wonderfully, he is our “very present help” The NIV translates this as our “ever present” help. He is there for you ALWAYS. After the game, ask players to define the word refuge. Refuge comes from a French word meaning “to flee,” and, in most cases, a refuge is a place to flee to in order to get away from people or places that are unsafe. 4. God is our refuge and strength! Interlude A river brings joy to the city of our God, the sacred home of the Most High. Our goal is to share the love, salvation, and redemption offered in a relationship with Jesus Christ and to help women find hope and healing through trials, loss, and abuse, so they can pursue their God-given purpose. Let the oceans roar and foam. #DailyBibleThought A Clay Jar Devotionals. Selah. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. Philippians 4:7. God provides safety. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. I have been told by two different doctors they have done ALL they know to do for me! Many seem to be in a panic, buying up what they consider to be essential supplies and isolating themselves. If you have found value in this post, please consider subscribing to A Clay Jar so that you don’t miss any other posts. I was told they believe it’s a form of a Verrucous Carcinoma. Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful. Psalm 46:1-5 God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble. Our strength, like Paul’s, is found in renouncing our own reserves and fleeing to God’s strength. I may not understand God’s ways but his ways are far better than mine! This website uses cookies so that we can provide you with the best user experience possible. Grab yours today! View scripture reference copyright FAQ". After the game, ask players to define the word refuge. Find Hope and Healing through God's Grace. If your God is so good, why is he allowing you to remain in pain? your life is now hidden with Christ in God" Colossians 3:3. We got you covered sweet friend. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. And he will deliver you from that fear, replacing it with his peace. Psalm 18:2, My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.