Devotions

3 September Devotion

GOD HOLDS MY HAND. Isaiah 41:1-20 Picture the different ways people use their hands to help someone who is afraid: an arm around the shoulder, two hands holding another’s hands firmly and compassionately, a hand outstretched to grasp the other’s hand or shoulder, an open hand offering needed food or money, a hand leading another through darkness or danger, arms sweeping underneath someone to lift them up and carry them to safety. hands are wonderful tools for dispelling fear! Isaiah uses the image of a hand to strengthen and to show his deep care for us. Isaiah 41 verse 10: Fear not, for i am with you, be nor dismayed, for i am your God; i will strengthen you, i…

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Monday 23 July Devotion

DAY 6: DO NOT RUN AWAY: JEREMIAH AND ISRAEL (Jeremiah 42: 1-22). If you stay in this land, I will build you up and not tear you down: I will plant you and not uproot you, for I am grieved over the disaster I have inflicted on you. Do not be afraid of the king of Babylon, whom you now fear….. for I am with you and will save you and deliver you from his hands. I will show you compassion so that he will have compassion on you and restore you to your land. However, if you say, ‘we will not stay in this land…..No, we will go and live in Egypt “…… Then the sword you fear will…

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