Thus says the Lord, your redeemer, And He who formed you from the womb: I am the Lord, who makes all things, Who stretches out the heavens alone, Who spreads abroad the earth by Myself; Isaiah 44:24 NKJV
God allowed His people to suffer consequences for their actions. God judged His people. He disciplined them. He punished them. God sent His people into exile. He never stopped loving them.
The Lord did not turn His back on Israel forever. He never gave up on them. God promised to heal them from the hardness of their hearts. God promised to restore them as the apple of His eye.
Before meeting Jesus I suffered consequences for my actions. I chose to live separated from God. My heart was hardened from years of sinful living.
I went to sleep in the trailer where I lived alone. I laid down in hopelessness and despair. I woke up feeling like something dramatic happened. I couldn’t remember what it was. I felt like my life had changed. I could not explain how.
God ministered to me during the night. He gave me hope in a supernatural way. God encouraged me in a way no one else can.
No matter how hopeless your circumstances may seem God can bring healing and restoration into your life!
You may have lost your home. You may have lost your job. You may be ill or handicapped. You may have suffered the loss of a loved one. You may have even lost the zest for life. Perhaps the darkness of hopelessness and despair has overtaken you.
Whatever the circumstances God has not stopped loving you. He has not turned His back on you. The Lord has not given up on you.
You are the apple of God’s eye. He will not abandon you in your time of need. Jesus can deliver you from trials and circumstances even if you brought them upon yourself.
You may not be able to figure out how God will deliver you. You may not be able to comprehend the blessings God has in store for you. That is not a problem for the Lord. Jesus wants to encourage you today!
Jesus has been calling you out of the darkness of despair into the light of His love. You have ignored Him for so long your heart has hardened. You rejected His love. You withheld yours from Him. That can all end today. Jesus is waiting to give you a new life!
The Lord appeared to Abraham Isaac and Jacob. He will show up at the cross roads of your life. Do not harden your heart against Him. Embrace His love. He will change your life. The God who formed you wants to redeem restore and transform your life!
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