The scripture for today is Psalms 46:1
Psalms 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
Life sometimes presents us with issues and problems that outwardly are overwhelming. Emotional, economic and physical crises can overwhelm even the strongest soul. But when confronted with the deepest pain or the heaviest burden the child of God is never alone. God is always there. He is present to bring comfort to those who put their trust in Him. He is as close as our next prayer and at any time we need Him all we have to do is call on Him. "For the LORD will not forsake His people for His great name's sake: because it hath pleased the LORD to make you His people." 1 Samuel 12:22 "Let your conduct be without covetousness; and be content with such things as you have: for He has said, I will never leave you, nor forsake you. "Hebrews 13:5
Even if you "feel" forsaken you are not. God's Word is stronger than your feelings. "We walk by faith, not by sight." 2 Corinthians 5:7 One of the most common mistakes that Christians make is to let go of their trust in God when a crisis arrives. They rationalize that the presence of a serious crisis means that God is no longer in control, or that they have been abandoned by God. Nothing could be further from the truth. Problems will arise in every person's life, but the presence of a problem does not mean the absence of God. Often the problems we face are the result of self-inflicted wounds. We did things to put ourselves in jeopardy and the crisis is a result of our own behavior. God, nevertheless, does not forsake us even in those circumstances. He has said that He would NEVER leave us or forsake us! Irrespective of where you are or what you have done, you can call upon God today and He will hear you if you are sincere in your prayer. He will lift you out of the pit and place your feet on solid ground. He will put a new song in your heart and turn your circumstances from morning to dancing. "You have turned for me my mourning into dancing: you have put off my sackcloth, and girded me with gladness." Psalms 30:11 Yes, God cares about our pain, He sees our trials and watches over us even when we are suffering. He will never, never abandon His children. He will never leave us alone. And when the short sojourn of this life is over, He has a place prepared for us, a place where we will remember the suffering of this world no longer.
God bless you as you continue in His service,