A Prayer for When You Have a Dangerous Day
By Betsy de Cruz
“Why do you boast of evil, O mighty man? The steadfast love of God endures all of the day.” – Psalm 52:1
We’ve all had days when it looks as if all the things goes flawed. Bear in mind the youngsters’s storybook Alexander and the Horrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Dangerous Day?
Right here’s the abbreviated grownup model: You drop your children off at college late, arrive to work late your self, and whilst you pace by means of your morning duties, your youngster calls as a result of he forgot his lunch. Then your 4:00 pm assembly goes an hour extra time, and on the way in which residence site visitors stops resulting from an accident. You don’t have time to cease for groceries in any case, so that you pray like loopy for the children to not have eaten that final frozen pizza.
Some days it looks as if the world is perhaps out to get you.
On days like these, Psalm 52:1 encourages us to keep in mind that it doesn’t matter what occurs, the steadfast love of God will final all day lengthy. Even once we run out of endurance and energy, God’s love for us by no means runs out.
David confronted literal enemies when he penned these phrases. The preface to the Psalm informs us that Doeg had simply betrayed him to Saul. But even whereas fleeing for his life, David declares, “The steadfast love of God endures all of the day.”
Later on this Psalm he asserts, “I belief within the steadfast love of God endlessly and ever” (Psalm 52:8).
Good friend, it doesn’t matter what issues you’re dealing with, you may relaxation assured God’s love will outlast them.
Most of us should not have a literal enemy out to kill us, however we’d have a co-worker who appears out to get us, or a boss who isn’t glad, or a baby driving us loopy, or loopy in-laws who make each vacation tense. God’s love will outlast all of them.
God’s love can get you thru any day. In all circumstances, you may belief His steadfast, unwavering, unending love. You may belief it endlessly.
When you’re having a tough day, cease and inform your Heavenly Father about it. Ask Him to fill you with a contemporary outpouring of His love and guarantee you of His trustworthy presence with you. Even when life appears tense in the mean time, strive smiling. Smile and bear in mind your Heavenly Father treasures you.
God’s steadfast love will final all day lengthy. God will love you as you fall into mattress at night time, and He’ll nonetheless love you if you get up within the morning.
Lord, throughout tough instances when it looks as if all the things is in opposition to me, assist me bear in mind your lovingkindness is with me each second of on daily basis. Thanks on your nice love. Thanks for demonstrating your love for me by sending your one and solely beloved son Jesus to die on the cross in my place.
Thanks for pouring your love into my coronary heart by means of the Holy Spirit, whom you have got given me so I’m by no means alone. Lord, it doesn’t matter what occurs in the present day, I can belief in your steadfast love and mercy.
As I pray over my issues one after the other, assist me bear in mind your love and faithfulness will outlast all of them. I belief that you may make any circumstance work for my good. Your goodness and mercy will comply with me in the present day and all the times of my life. In Jesus’ title, Amen.
Betsy de Cruz helps overwhelmed girls take small steps to ask extra of God’s presence and energy into their lives. Join with Betsy to get your free Quiet Time Renewal Guide and different sources at FaithSpillingOver.com. Her ebook Extra of God is a distracted lady’s information to extra significant quiet instances. After residing within the Center East for 16 years together with her husband and two kids, Betsy landed in Texas, the place she nonetheless enjoys consuming chai with mates.
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