Scripture Reading for the day: Isaiah 41:11-20
Scripture Quote: “God the LORD, created the heavens and stretched them out. He created the earth and everything in it. He gives breath and life to everyone in the world.” Isaiah 42:5 (NLT)
Do you find yourself sometimes worrying over your circumstances? Did you realize that worrying is sinful? As Christians we must surrender all our concerns to our heavenly Father. He can solve any problem you can give Him - God delivers. When He makes a promise, he keeps it. He is completely trustworthy. He wants to take you to new levels in your life as you hand more and more of your concerns over to Him.
We must learn to squelch our tendency to be independent and self-reliant. In a society that verbally and monetarily rewards these behaviors, it’s hard to see these traits as less than admirable. When you abide by the world’s rules and deal with things on your own strength, you will eventually face the fact that you are worried over things you have no power to change. God will let you suppose that you have control of those problems, but you will always suffer the consequence of choosing to worry. Until you relinquish total control, God will not take it from you. Why not give Him everything and begin living the abundant life He has for you.
Meditation for today: Relinquish all things into God’s loving care.
Memory Verse: “Don’t be afraid for I am with you. Do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you. I will help you. I will uphold you with my victorious right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 (NLT)