A typical concern many individuals face is a sense of loneliness. Whether or not they’re bodily remoted or socially remoted, many discover themselves in a pit of deep despair.
“Preserve your lives free from the love of cash and be content material with what you have got, as a result of God has mentioned, “By no means will I go away you; by no means will I forsake you.” Hebrews 13:5
A typical concern many individuals face is a sense of loneliness. Whether or not they’re bodily remoted or socially remoted, many discover themselves in a pit of deep despair. I too, have skilled this in a really actual and uncooked approach. Grinding by way of life, wrestling with tough circumstances, and questioning if I used to be the one one struggling. Sadly, many occasions once we discover ourselves in these circumstances we start to imagine the lie that God shouldn’t be a loving God if he permits us to go down these lonely roads. Don’t fall into this entice. Christ’s reward to us at Calvary paid the value for our sins, however didn’t assure us a pain-free or worry-free life. We frequently face challenges that are supposed to draw us nearer to him or assist others by way of comparable experiences. If you’re experiencing loneliness, attempt to admire the lonely path Christ walked to pay the last word worth in your deliverance, and try to find the numerous methods you’ll be able to consolation others of their time of want, which finally brings glory to God.
Probably the most lovely and impactful fictional illustrations of God’s presence by no means leaving us is portrayed in episode 2 of season 2 of the tv drama “Chosen”. (The Chosen is a tv drama primarily based on the lifetime of Jesus of Nazareth and is the best grossing crowd-funded TV collection or movie undertaking of all occasions.) On this episode, Nathaniel is launched as an architect who designs buildings; however after a undertaking he’s creating collapses and severely injures a number of employees, his goals are shattered, and he feels deserted, let down, and on their own. Ultimately, he finds himself sitting on their own underneath a fig tree and in a second of desperation units hearth to his architectural plans representing his life’s work and cries out to God, pleading for assist (Psalm 145:18). On the finish of the episode, Philip introduces Nathaniel to Jesus who says, “I used to be there with you underneath the fig tree. I noticed your face.” It’s a climactic second within the episode as Nathaniel instantly acknowledges that he’s within the presence of the Messiah. It’s a reminder that Jesus is all the time with us, even at our weakest and loneliest moments, reassuring us that “he won’t ever go away us or forsake us.”
Almighty God, thanks for granting us the braveness to belief you in our occasions of loneliness. Give us the power and confidence to know that you’ll by no means go away us. Fill us along with your presence, educate us out of your loving Phrase and allow us to reside lives that carry glory to you, in order that we can also consolation others in want. Amen.
Everytime you really feel lonely, alone, or in want, keep in mind that God himself lives in you by his Spirit and is providing you all of the consolation, companionship, power, and religion you have to persevere.
By Julie Lairsey
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