We live in very uncertain times. There are a lot of changes taking place in our lives from day to day. With the economy being what it is our money is being devalued. Each trip to the grocery store or gas station is shocking. I’ve watched people’s expressions of despair, depression, and even desolution. The job market is even more uncertain with lay offs, downsizings, and factory closings. Our elected officials certainly don’t have a solution, it seems they don’t even have a plan.
Families are being challenged, marriages are breaking up at an alarming rate. Children face uncertainty and instability like never witnessed in any other generation. There are more people including our children who are having to take anti-depressants to cope and deal with life.
We are living in a time of a great shaking. In Hebrews 12 verses 26-29 God’s word declares this shaking. The end will be His Kingdom coming which will never be moved. As Christians being born again into the family of God there is hope, peace, and an expected end for us. Life for everyone is challenging. To every believer in the Lord Jesus Christ there is hope in the midst of the storms of life.
I ‘ve layed out the challenges we all are facing. Jesus declared his followers are blessed which means happy. We don’t have to live being fearful of the uncertainty of life, our lives are in His hands. God is a good Father, He knows what we have need of even before we ask. Jesus said when these things began to take place for us to look up our redemption is near.
We have to keep our focus on him not on the things going on around us. The Psalmist David in Psalm 121 encourages us to look up unto the hills from whence cometh our help. We need to refocus our eyes, not looking at how bad things are, but knowing God is in control. As we seek first His Kingdom God will take care of us no matter what happens.
His Kingdom is righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. We can be secure in his peace and joy. Don’t Worry Be Happy the Lord shall preserve you from all evil. He is our peace in the midst of the storms of life.
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