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VerseD: Isaiah 43:2

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.
Isaiah 43:2, ESV

Trust the Lord. He desires to take care of us, watch over us, and rescue us, even miraculously.

VerseD: Romans 8:18

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.
Romans 8:18, ESV

First World problems? Third World problems?

Persecution? Annoyances?

War? Feuds? Squabbles?

Whatever afflicts us, let us remember that we are either being transformed or being used to transform for Christ’s glory.

VerseD: Matthew 6:33

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
Matthew 6:33, ESV

The Bible makes many promises for how God will bless us, but it all hinges on this: we must be in relentless pursuit of His righteous Kingdom.

VerseD: Psalm 33:18

Behold, the eye of the Lord is on those who fear him, on those who hope in his steadfast love,
Psalm 33:18, ESV

Our God is always watching over us. Remember, “we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.” (Romans 8:28)

VerseD: Ephesians 4:29

Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.
Ephesians 4:29, NIV

Our culture is steeped in dirty jokes, personal roasts, and vile notes.

God calls us to more. A joke is fine, but we should build each other up, help each other out, and invite Christ in.

VerseD: 1 Samuel 2:2

“There is none holy like the Lord : for there is none besides you; there is no rock like our God.”
1 Samuel 2:2, ESV

God is set apart from all other creatures and things. None is like Him.

Likewise, though He is completely apart from us, He is ever present and near, holding us and supporting us. All creatures and all things (Hebrews 1:3).

VerseD: Isaiah 41:13

“For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Fear not, I am the one who helps you.”
Isaiah 41:13 ESV

Trust God to work out everything in His time and His way. It may not look how we expect, so have faith that He is helping you. At the very least, ak for strength and wisdom, which He gives willingly and abundantly (James 1:5).