“My HELP comes from the LORD, Maker of Heaven and Earth,”
I cannot tell you the amount of times that verse has come to my mind over these past difficult days, dealing with chronic illnes. And under my breath I say, “I LOOK…” I look around to this thing and that one, and I find no help…. I think about it and pause… because I know what comes next…. and with great difficulty due to illness, drawing breath and forcing out the air and make the sound of the word- my declaration to His faithfulness- ” Where does my Help come from ?” – “My HELP comes from the LORD, Maker of Heaven and earth!’- Boom! And my heart is encouraged and elevated. Circumstances have not changed, but my heart has come up a few steps higher and higher and I see Him, as I Praise Him- THE LORD-! It has been in the furnace of affliction, His Word has comforted and refreshed and rescued my soul. For the Psalmist it was in the difficult place, that his faith was developed, and declaration, made known. He knew whom He had believed in and was persuaded in His character as LORD- who Keeps His Promises- and His Creative POWER- makes sure all Promises have the ability to be fulfilled. Are you in a difficult place? have you looked around and wondered, where or how is help going to come? Maybe you can’t see how. But you can , by faith see through WHOM- THE LORD- He is your HELPER- He is your MAKER of Heaven and Earth.
*FILL YOUR MIND TO DELIBERATELY THINK ON THE TRUTH AND DEVOTION TO HIM
I “see,” circumstances, but I see Him who is invisible in His Word and He strengthens me. There are times the last thing you would want, ‘Difficulties,’ is often the very thing God uses to draw you to lean upon Him a little more in dependence and drawing from Him, the Word of Life, that nourishes your soul…and you can confidently say, “I Look to the Hills, Where does my Help come from? My Help comes from the LORD, Maker of Heaven and Earth .”- And I can breathe…thank You LORD.
DIFFICULTIES DO NOT DEFINE YOU; GOD CAN USE THEM TO DRAW YOU.
DIFFICULTIMES ARE NORMAL IN THIS FALLEN WORLD. BUT WE HAVE GOD TO HELP US.
DESPAIR AND DOUBTS DEVOURED, WHEN WE CHOOSE TO THINK ON AND BY FAITH CHOOSE TO TRUST IN THE TRUTH ABOUT THE LORD, HIS PROMISES, HIS POWER.
* DIFFICULTIES ARE NOT WHERE WE ARE TO END OUR THOUGHTS WITH,-“But God,”, end with Him! End where the Psalmist ends,“… My HELP COMES FROM THE LORD, MAKER OF HEAVEN AND EARTH.” – PSALM 121:1-2