it is God which worketh in you
both to will and to do
of his good pleasure."
Strength For The Journey
God has furnished us with what we need, to
peace to the soul and vitality to our spirit.
the remarkable economy of His creativeness,
that strength comes to us by
the same avenue that gives us the
certainty of our forgiveness.
And more, it is the same means by which
are fortified for the hazards of
Our lives are filled with troubles.
can be beaten down and depressed
our frailties and anxieties.
But through God's Word, we receive
sufficient grace ~
the spiritual nourishment that comforts
our troubled souls,
strengthens our Christian walk,
and forgives us all our sins.
need to avail ourselves of Jesus'
spiritual food regularly,
we can continue on life's journey.
vehicles, planes, and trains
cannot run forever without regular refueling
stops, neither can our bodies go
without daily refreshment.
And our spirit, also, needs to be
refueled, refreshed, and resupplied
regular, frequent stops in God's Word.
When we do this, we can go on in peace,
having the strength we need
for the journey ahead of us.