Psalm 34:17-19 The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears, and delivers them out of all their troubles. 18 The Lord is near to the broken-hearted, and saves the contrite of spirit. 19 Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all.
Wounded in spirit and broken hearted? Well, if you answered yes to this question, I have some good news for you on today.
Our text not only reminds us of who our God is, but it also give us a promise and assurance of God's ever presence with His people and His deliverance of them in the time of trouble, for he declares that "the righteous cry out and the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles."
Did you hear that people of God? The Lord our God hears us and delivers us.
God's deliverance may not necessarily be in the form of a physical deliverance but it could a "mental" deliverance while you are still in the situation.
1 Corinthians 10:13 No temptation has taken you except what is common to man. God is faithful, and He will not permit you to be tempted above what you can endure, but with the temptation also makes a way of escape, that you may be able to bear it.
The good news on today people of God is the fact that when we are in trouble or when trouble comes our way, we have the privilege of crying out to our God in prayer and calling on His name with the assurance that He will hear us and deliver us.
God does not have to remove us from a situation to deliver us from it.
We know that our God is Sovereign and He has all power and is able to do any and all things. We can look at creation and ourselves as proof of that!
To all who are wounded in spirit and broken hearted, God's promise to you on today is His "presence" in the midst of your pain, sorrow or suffering Yes, God promises to be with you in the midst of it all.
Through God's Holy Spirit, the people of God are divinely connected to God, even in the midst of suffering and pain.
Near to the broken and wounded is who God promises to draw Himself to.
Many are the afflictions of the righteous but the Lord delivers them out of them all.
In other words, many hardships and perplexing circumstances confront the righteous on a daily basis.
Yes, the righteous WILL suffer, "BUT GOD", He promises to bring us safely through them all.
Our full deliverance from the troubles of this world will be manifested in the life to come in eternity with God for those who are His.
The promises of God are for those who believe. I BELIEVE GOD!
Wounded in heart and broken in spirit? Cry out to the Lord your God, call upon His name, for He promises to hear and answer your prayer.