Your God is ever beside you – indeed, He is even within you.
One of the great lessons the fall of the leaf teaches, is this: do your work well and then be ready to depart when God shall call.
I found thee not, O Lord, without, because I erred in seeking thee without that wert within.
Satan tries to counterfeit the work of God, and by doing this, he may deceive many. To make us lose hope, feel miserable like himself, and believe that we are beyond forgiveness, Satan might even misuse words from the scriptures that emphasize the justice of God in order to imply that there is no mercy.
I see so many people get so wrapped up in wanting to get a bigger SUV or a bigger house. But then I think, ‘My God, I could have been born a woman in the Congo.’
There is no work, however vile or sordid, that does not glisten before God.
Pregnancy is a kind of miracle. Especially so in that it proves that a man and woman can conspire to force God to create a new soul.