Reading Verse: Genesis 24:1-67
Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you preserve my life. You stretch out your hand against the anger of my foes; with your right hand you save me.
Everyone has his own problem or trouble. But, when we are facing a problem, the choice is either enduring or running from it. The best choice is to endure in hardship because we have God who has a great power to offer help. Each of us has to be able to endure in the midst of trouble because our problems are never beyond what we can bear (1 Corinthians 10:13). Thus, we should be able to endure and should never run from the reality. No matter how hard our troubles are, we can do all things through Him who gives us strength (Philippians 4:13). Only are we able to endure that we will get victory from God. Never give up on problems. With God, we will be strong and become conquerors.
We should also endure in hardship because behind every trouble there is a beautiful plan from God. God works in all things for the good of those who love Him (Romans 8:28). In God, there is no coincidence; there is only a beautiful plan. His plans are always beautiful. The more we can endure the current, the faster we can enjoy His beautiful plan for us. Stay strong in Jesus because if we run from troubles, then we will not be able to enjoy His best plans.
Believe that God’s help is real. We will not be in troubles forever. Therefore, we should be able to endure. There will be a right time when God reveals His help for us. He will make everything beautiful in its time. His help is never late.
In order to endure in facing troubles, we have to focus on God’s goodness. If God ever helped us in the past, then God will help us today. Never be doubtful because His power never changes. He is always able to do all things. Remember of all great things that God has done in your life, so that your faith will be strengthened.
In addition, we need to intensify our relatonship with God. Only when we are close to Him that we will be strengthened in facing everything. God is our only source of strength, and with Him we will not be shaken.
Let us from this moment on endure in God, because He will make us conquerors. Amen.
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