How long, O Lord? Will you forget me forever?
How long will you hide your face from me?
But I have trusted in your steadfast love;
my heart shall rejoice in your salvation.
I will sing to the Lord,
because he has dealt bountifully with me.Psalm 13
How Long, oh Lord?
I woke this morning, crying out to God, “How long, oh Lord? How long must our enemies win over us?
Then God replied, remember how many times King David said these very words. In his Psalms, he cried out to God but ended up praising him.
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What did King Hezekiah do?
Then I remembered how King Hezekiah faced a great army. He wondered how he could defeat them.
But God said “I’ve got this. You won’t even have to fight.”
So Hezekiah, sent the choir out in front of the army singing praise to God. The enemy turned on themselves killing each other.
MY CHALLENGE FOR US
Let’s fill social media with praises to God. Fill it with lyrics or YouTube videos of praise to God. Do it all day long, all week long, and see what God will do. I’ll be doing it. If you want you can go to my social media and share from there.
Here’s one to start with…
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Pastor’s Wife (retired) & Chronic Pain Warrior blogs about how to make it through anything by relating her own life experiences to her writing. She is passionate about her love for the Lord and desires to spread that passion to others. She has a great desire to encourage women who are following behind her.