In this World

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

"I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace.  In this world you will have trouble.  But take heart!  I have overcome the world."  John 16:33

Thank you, Lord, for coming to this world and sacrificing so much for us.  You have already won the battle and we can rest securely knowing that you reign supremely!  I know that when I face trials you are with me giving me the strength and the courage to keep moving forward.  Sometimes I can feel weary of the troubles around me but then I look to you!  You light my way and dispel the darkness.  In you there is hope...hope for a future securely resting in you.  Thank you, Lord!  In Jesus' name, amen.

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  1. What a poignant photograph -- certainly an illustration of your words. I'm thankful for the courage He gives when life overwhelms me. ~Pamela

  2. Thanks, Pamela. The picture was taken on the Columbia River Gorge in Washington! Yes, I absolutely agree...the courage He gives us when things threaten to overwhelm is an amazing blessing!

    In Him, Joan

  3. Such hope in that verse from John 16:33 and as always, I love your prayer. Makes me think of that book I loved so much . . . Let Hope In. <3 Love you, friend.

  4. I love that God has already won the battle! He is with us and as we stand firmly in Him and receive His peace!

    Blessings & Love, Joan

  5. One of my favorite verses. What a blessing that we can cling to its words when our hearts are heavy. So thankful to know and love the One who has overcome.

  6. Just knowing that He is by our side and will never let us go gives me encouragement and strength. What a blessing it is to be loved by Him!



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