Nevertheless, I am continually with You; You have taken hold of my right hand (Psalm 73:23).
Andrée Geulen, a Belgian schoolteacher who saved the lives of hundreds of Jewish children during the Holocaust, holding their hands and comforting them with stories as she spirited them to hiding places where they stayed until liberation, died recently at a nursing home in Brussels.
Perhaps you don’t feel you can’t save someone’s life by holding their hand, but …
Imitators of God
2 Peter 1:4 reads in part that the believers are “partakers of the divine nature”. We have the power of God working in us, enabling us to do what He asks! HOW ABOUT YOU?
Boats are designed to move smoothly through the water, creating very little disturbance in its surface as they sail.
But when their hulls are covered with a population of barnacles, they have much more difficulty. They move more slowly. They require more energy to go forward. They may not even resemble their original sleek shape anymore.
How about your personal spiritual life?
The Lord Jesus is OUR General, the Commander of the Lord’s Army (Joshua 5:15). He is the One sending us out. He takes full responsibility for the mission.