By Margaret D. Mitchell
Week of August 29, 2021
Inside 4 days, very not too long ago, our household laid two very particular aunts to relaxation. All of my many aunts have been like second moms to me rising up. Each was distinctive and powerful and poured their absolute best into my younger life. And each impressed me to do the identical.
As my giant, prolonged household got here collectively for these homegoing providers, I used to be reminded to search for God’s magnificence in every part: the tears, the reminiscences, the flowers, the love via so many hearts and the legacy via these two aunts, who’re additionally moms, grandmothers, sisters, wives, and daughters.
On this, dying’s bitter moments have been made candy by God.
“Candy” can imply “good” (NAS Exhaustive Concordance #2896a).
As in His invitation to “Style and see that the LORD is nice. Oh, the thrill of those that take refuge in him” (Ps 34:8 NLT)!
The Phrase “good” on this verse means “nice” and “agreeable” (Sturdy’s 2896a).
Psalm 34:10 NKJV reminds us that “…those that search the Lord shall not lack any good factor.”
Right here, the Phrase “good” means “profit” and “welfare” (Sturdy’s 2896b) in addition to “happiness” and “prosperity” (NAS Exhaustive Concordance).
So, after we search God, agree with His reality and methods and take refuge in Him, we are going to expertise candy moments of life that embrace His good advantages, it doesn’t matter what our hearts’ desperation.
“Second” is outlined by Dictionary.com as “a specific time or interval of success” It will possibly imply a “stage” of a “course of occasions.” And It elements in significance and results, reminiscent of penalties or rewards.
Proverbs 14:14 TPT assures us that “a very good individual receives a candy reward.”
“Second” can imply “day” in relation to “level of time” So, as we name out to Him and obtain His moment-by-moment provision for victory, He can shift us from darkness to gentle immediately (Ps 138:3 TPT).
On this manner, candy moments enlarge God and His Identify. Candy moments are victory in motion.
As we launch our ache to Christ and agree with His sweetness or goodness each second, we align with His victory above darkness progressively to the purpose of completion, figuring out He’ll use our circumstances for the great of His Kingdom. (Gal 5:22).
At my aunts’ homegoing providers, God aligned my household on a brand new degree of reconnection. He touched our hearts to override any absences or variations with His outpouring of what’s most essential: Love.
To be extra aligned with the center of God is what my aunts would need.
God’s manner above all of it.
His prevailing Presence and presentation of victory over dying.
Psalm 34:7 NKJV tells us that “The angel of the Lord encamps throughout those that concern Him, And delivers them.”
So, we by no means need to concern dying or unpleasantries after we stay near candy Jesus. His Spirit of reality and charm is stronger and empowers us in any scenario, even when family members cross over into eternity.
In Psalm 138:7 TPT, King David says, “By your mighty energy I can stroll via any devastation and you’ll maintain me alive reviving me.” In verse three, he says, “On the very second I referred to as out to you, you answered me! You strengthened me deep inside my soul and breathed contemporary braveness into me.”
Mates, we will face any issue after we are stuffed afresh with God’s Spirit above being filled with ourselves.
We are able to rejoice and are available up greater, in keeping with Psalm 24:7 TPT, which says, “So get up, you dwelling gateways! Raise up your heads, you doorways of eternity! Welcome the King of Glory, for he’s about to return via you.”
Mates, we will rise and stay dwelling within the ascended life Jesus died to present us by trusting and obeying Him to make our moments candy.
So, let’s look to His each rainbow promise that bridges us to His success, as we abide with Him for each candy second.
Pray with me, if you’ll…
Thank You for Your coronary heart of affection that brings Your folks collectively. Assist me to stay in Your reality, to abide in You in all issues. Please “Give me revelation concerning the that means of your methods so I can benefit from the reward of following them totally” (Ps 119:33 TPT). Assist me to decide on Your righteousness over my very own methods and reap the advantages of Your rewards. Thank You for Your candy and fruitful moments in my life. I pray that You’ll multiply them.
In Jesus’ Mighty Identify.
And now, I declare that “The Lord is my Energy and my [impenetrable] Protect; my coronary heart trusts in, depends on, and confidently leans on Him, and I’m helped; subsequently my coronary heart tremendously rejoices, and with my tune will I reward Him” (Ps 28:7 AMPC).
To God be the glory.
Margaret D. Mitchell is the Founding father of God’s Love at Work, a market outreach purposed to share God’s best energy supply – the love of Christ.