But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore: ye are of more value than many sparrows.
Our little friend was pretty much ignored by shoppers but he sang as if he knew that he was not forgotten by God. This morning Jesus sees our anxious thoughts and waits patiently for us to sing one more day!
…and that even when you have fought to a standstill you may still stand your ground. . Ephesians 6:13
There are days when we don’t quite know where to put our foot down next in our walk of faith. There are days when storm clouds blur our horizons and we aren’t sure any more of the direction God has for us. At that very time, when we face discouragement or confusion God simply asks us to stand. We may know nothing else of where we are on God’s road map, but we do know where we are. At that moment simply stand and let God do the rest. By His grace the storm will pass, the clouds will part and we will see the sunrise again, when we simply stand
My hope is built on nothing less
Than Jesus’ blood and righteousness;
I dare not trust the sweetest frame,
But wholly lean on Jesus’ name.
On Christ, the solid Rock, I stand;
All other ground is sinking sand
I wake in the morning early
And always, the very first thing,
I poke out my head and I sit up in bed
And I sing and I sing and I sing Rose Fyleman
It is not so much what might happen today; but rather if my faith will dare to spread its wings and soar with the gift of this day that God has given!
You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance. Psalm 32:7
No matter what others think or what trials we are going through, God has promised to be our fortress and a very present help in our times of trouble…