Whatever you face, God will make a way to take you through it! God’s word stands true and He fulfills every promise despite the problems we face. This world is not our final destination but only a place of preparation for what is to come. In this life, we are going to endure hardships of every kind until Jesus returns to make all things new. He has defeated death and made us victors in all that we endure. No matter how fierce the battle, believers cannot be defeated by the fiery slings and arrows of the enemy. I trust in the promises of Christ. He is my stronghold and my very present help in time of need. I believe in prayer and know that my God hears my every plea.
With all that said, I know many of you are having your faith severely tested and stretched to the limit as you face a powerful battle in your lives. There are times when you feel completely overwhelmed. Yet no matter how weary you may be, God will give you the grace to endure, so don’t ever give up or lose hope. All the trials that I have faced in my walk with Him only taught me that God has been my help through every single one of them. He sees your tears and knows your pain. He is not far away leaving you alone. Scripture says, ” The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit” (Psalm 30:18). We don’t have to see Christ or feel him to know that he is our hope and strength to get us through anything we must endure in this world.
When you do all that you can and it seems like you are being hard pressed on every side, remember that in Christ, you cannot be crushed. He will take your broken heart and your fallen dreams and use them to build you up for his purpose. It may not seem like you will ever recover from your pain or that your tears will never end – but that is not true. King David wrote in Psalm 69 “Save me, O God! For the waters have come up to my neck, I sink in the deep mire, where there is no foothold; I have come into deep waters and the flood sweeps over me. I am weary with my crying out; my throat is parched. My eyes grow dim with waiting for my God.” And yet David kept trusting his God even when all hope seemed lost.
Our problems and struggles do not dictate our future. It is planned out by Christ Jesus who will not fail to help those who trust in him. Remember your pain has no power to destroy the hope you have through Christ. Despite what you face in this life, our God will always be bigger.