“With the Lord a day is like a thousand years, and a thousand are like a day. The Lord is not slow in keeping His promise.” (II Peter 3:8-9)
“I am still confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.” (Psalm 17:13-14)
“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” (Philippians 4:13)
We all go through times of fiery trials and spiritual dryness. It can feel like an eternity when despair and hopelessness are pounding on your door. When you are so tired of it all you just want to throw in the towel. But the Lord is not slow in keeping His promise of victory. Remember this: He sees the beginning from the end. It is His purposes at work in our lives whether we understand them or not. Believe in His love for you and trust that He will bring you victory just in time.
When all hell is breaking loose against you, look yourself in the eyes and say “I am still confident of this: I WILL see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living! That means THIS side of heaven, you will see your victory come to pass and it will be so SWEET! Hang on!
Stand tall and realize that you really CAN do all things through Jesus Christ who strengthens you! He is with you in the good times and the bad times, in the sunshine and in the rain.