Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the LORD your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you. Deuteronomy 31:6 NKJV
Have you ever been in a situation you had no idea how it would turn out? It can be confusing, frustrating and cause us to live in fear.
God’s Word reminds us to be strong, of good courage and not fear what’s before us. God has a plan and purpose for us. What He purposes always comes to pass.
God is trustworthy. He cannot lie, but always tells the truth. There is no deception in Him. He is not a schemer or manipulator. He is a Miracle-Maker. What is impossible to man is very possible for God.
Every situation we find ourselves in is an opportunity to glorify God by not fearing and trusting in Him instead. The Lord our God, He is the One who goes with us.
The God who spoke the world into existence, the One with unlimited creativity who designed every plant, animal and person to be completely unique, the One who heals people with a simple word or touch or glance, this is the Mighty God who goes with us. God who works all things for good to those who love Him and are called according to His purpose is the same God who will never leave us or forsake us.
What is there to fear when the One True God is with us?
Father God Almighty, there are many things that cause us fear down here. Strength our faith and belief in You. Help us to trust you completely, for you are completely trustworthy. Let us not lean on our own understanding but in all our ways acknowledge you so you will direct our path. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.
©Elizabeth Marks has led small group Bible studies for almost a decade. Author of ThinkOnItBibleDevotions.com and BeingWomenOfInfluence.com websites she has a heart for encouraging others with God’s Word.