Readied For Whatever is Ahead

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I praise you, Lord! You are my mighty rock, and you teach me how to fight my battles. — Psalm 144:1

Blessed are the people whose God is the Lord! — Psalm 144:15

Reflect

It's possible that something you are facing right now has left you reeling in confusion. You've been obedient to God and are serving Him faithfully, so this new ordeal makes absolutely no sense. You are utilizing spiritual muscles that are familiar and aching. Everything you believe about Him is being stretched and tried in a manner you haven't experienced before.

Whether you realize it or not, you are in training. God is preparing you for important battles ahead, for the tough challenges you will face. The difficulty you are enduring is crucial to making you ready for them.

Do not despair! God is using this situation for your good. When you see the wonderful strengths and graces He develops in you through it, you'll sure have a cause to praise Him.

Pray

God, I thank You for readying me for the challenge ahead through this situation. I know you can use it for my good and your glory. Help me to trust You. Amen.