Devotion: Just Getting Through Each Day Can Be a Testimony of God’s Intervention
Posted Mar 11 2011 10:00am
“Join with me in suffering, like a good soldier of Christ Jesus.” (2 Timothy 2:3)
Right now I’m nearly too weak to get out of bed or off my recliner. I believe God doesn’t give us more than we can handle, but I’m beginning to wonder if He is giving me too much credit.
With major surgery looming in just a couple of days I wonder where I will find the strength to get through. Just surviving each “normal” day right now seems all I can do. So how do I survive a major surgery and its aftermath?
I think there are some things you don’t get through without God’s intervention. I’ve seen Him intervene in situations before when things looked bleak. I’ve seen Him move people and circumstances so that things fall into place for my benefit. It takes trust and faith, and those are not always easy when tough circumstances loom large.
I don’t know what you are facing this day or this week, but we are all soldiers in the same army. Sometimes it feels like we are just going through the motions. Sometimes it feels like we can’t go on.
Just putting one foot in front of the other may be a huge act of faith on your part, but I believe if we will keep moving forward the Lord will see us through.
Take your cares and concerns to God. Rely upon Him when your strength is small, or nonexistent. He is our hope and strength.
Prayer: Dear Lord, You see how small our strength is, please come to our aid with Your almighty power. Amen.
About The Author
Karlton Douglas lives in Ohio with his lovely wife. He endures Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Crohn’s Disease with God’s help.