In times of need

I know from experience from what my wife and I went through last year, a pretty tough time, just in life in general that in our times of need sometimes how the focus shifts from the lamp of the Lord, the light that pierces darkness in the depths of life it’s self. But in all this we must continue to pursue righteousness. Our comfort is in the Lord, He will look down on us with compassion, turning all our bareness into a marvelous garden, where it becomes a special secret place for God and us to meet.

The following passage of scripture pretty much sums this up for me –

Everlasting Salvation for Zion

51 “Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness
and who seek the Lord:
Look to the rock from which you were cut
and to the quarry from which you were hewn;
look to Abraham, your father,
and to Sarah, who gave you birth.
When I called him he was only one man,
and I blessed him and made him many.
The Lord will surely comfort Zion
and will look with compassion on all her ruins;
he will make her deserts like Eden,
her wastelands like the garden of the Lord.
Joy and gladness will be found in her,
thanksgiving and the sound of singing.

“Listen to me, my people;
hear me, my nation:
Instruction will go out from me;
my justice will become a light to the nations.
My righteousness draws near speedily,
my salvation is on the way,
and my arm will bring justice to the nations.
The islands will look to me
and wait in hope for my arm.
Lift up your eyes to the heavens,
look at the earth beneath;
the heavens will vanish like smoke,
the earth will wear out like a garment
and its inhabitants die like flies.
But my salvation will last forever,
my righteousness will never fail.

“Hear me, you who know what is right,
you people who have taken my instruction to heart:
Do not fear the reproach of mere mortals
or be terrified by their insults.
For the moth will eat them up like a garment;
the worm will devour them like wool.
But my righteousness will last forever,
my salvation through all generations.”

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~ by deepercriesout on March 16, 2013.

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