Connecting Columbia Union Seventh-day Adventists
- Year of the Bible
Habakkuk uses this analogy to acknowledge the firmness of his trust in his Sovereign Lord from Whom he gains strength.
Finding peace in this life requires trusting blindly in our Higher Power—the One who sees the bigger picture, the One who has a better plan, the One who forms a brighter future.
At any time or any place, someone is praying. These are known as “expected prayers”—at church, before meals or during pastors’ visits.
This text brought me peace of mind after I completed writing “love letters” to my husband and children, encouraging them and expounding on how much I loved them and sharing my hopes for their future.
Becoming a widow has presented challenges that require my total dependence upon God. It set me on a journey that I never expected to take, nor would I have chosen—but God is in control.
In the Bible, God gives us the only path to genuine, lasting peace.
Referring to Him giving us a future and hope, Jeremiah goes on to say that we are to seek, find and search for God with all of our hearts. And that’s exactly what I did.
Jesus is doing that exact thing now—appearing before the Father to show that, although we have nothing, He has already paid the price for us!
I love this text because it foretells of a world to come without sin, sorrow and suffering.
In my season of loneliness, God spoke a message of hope in the prophetic blessing recorded in Isaiah 41:9–10.