TORN – Day 31

TORN – Day 31 – Wednesday, 4/6/22
Hold Fast
 
“Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful.” (Hebrews 10:23)
 
Today’s Scripture reading is Psalm 63.
 
The story of Job is a story of unimaginable loss. He loses his wealth and then his children. Then his health fails in horrific ways. Finally, his wife’s faith collapses, and she says, “Do you still hold fast your integrity? Curse God and die” (Job 2:9). Behind the curtain, as God and Satan watched, how Satan must have smiled in glee. Then comes the victorious shout of Job’s faith, “Shall we receive good from God, and shall we not receive evil?” (Job 2:10).
 
In times of great loss and sorrow, how do you hold fast? Dead in our sin, we have no chance of hanging on, no hope of things turning around. We are held fast by God’s Word and faithfulness. We are held fast by the arms that stretched out for us on Calvary’s cross. What promises of God are holding you fast today?
 
Prayer: “Heavenly Father, your steadfast love is better than anything in my life…”

 

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