Sunday, September 14, 2008

Held by His Omnipotent Hand

Here is a devotion from Love Worth Finding Ministries for today.
“Even there shall Thy hand lead me, and Thy right hand shall hold me.”
Psalm 139:10

I’ve heard people say, “Pray for us that we’ll hold out faithful to the end.” I think I know what they mean, but I always smile. I picture Noah’s ark, and I can see Noah and his wife and family. Rather than being on the inside, they’re holding on to some slimy pegs on the outside of the ark. And Noah says to Mrs. Noah, “Honey, pray for me that I’ll hold out faithful to the end.” But God said to Noah, “Come into the ark,” and the same God that shut the water out, shut Noah in. Now Noah may have fallen down inside that ark, but he never fell out of it. It’s not that we hold onto Him, but that He holds onto us.

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