Lift up your face and look to God, because His mercies are new every morning. Trust God and trust His Word, because in Him we have redemption. He knows the messy and the ugly parts; He has seen the brokenness and hurt in your heart. Bring all of you to Him; the good and the bad, the weak and the weary. Thank Him for His goodness. Thank Him for His faithfulness. He is here with you, and He is making you new.
“I pour out my complaint before Him; I declare before Him my trouble.” (Psalm 142:2) That place where the world collapses, where your heart has been wounded, where words have cut deep, where your soul aches deeply because of a circumstance not changing. That place where for one reason or another, a murmuring rises up from […]
So we can hold on to that precious promise that when we cry out to the Lord, He hears us. And when the Lord hears our prayers, surely He will answer them as well. We only need to use our voice to make our supplications, to cry out to Him — and then we wait for His answer, knowing with surety that it will come.
“But if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin. If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” (1 John 1:7,9) […]