The Bible tells us in Psalm 34:18 and Psalm 147:3 that the Lord is near to those who are brokenhearted and discouraged. He rescues us, heals our sorrows and gives us hope. Perhaps you’re going through a difficult time right now and it’s hard to see God’s hand in your life and you’re wondering how your situation will ever turn around.
When you trust in Jesus as your Lord and Savior and believe that He has a perfect plan for your life, you can be assured that all will be well. Even in the midst of a storm, you’ll have a comforting peace knowing that He is by your side, giving you hope as he guides, comforts and loves you unconditionally.
You can rely on his encouraging promise in Jeremiah 29:11-13, “For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.”
Even if you can’t see God’s hand in your situation, I encourage you to trust His heart and His promises and know that He is right by your side working everything out for the best as you lean on Him while He holds your hand, wipes away your tears and gently lifts up your head.
When I’ve faced difficulties throughout my life, I remember my Grandma and the favorite family verses she encouraged me with. In her sweet Grandma voice she would say, ‘Martha, remember Romans 8:28, ‘And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.’ ‘
At Spirit 1053 we’ve provided a link on our website to help you with prayer requests and hope resources including many helpful links to counseling, churches, community agencies, ministries, and other services, as well as encouraging daily bible verses and personal growth. Just go to www.spirit1053.com and click on the Faith link near the top of the page.
We care about you and hope you’ll find hope and encouragement through our radio station as we strive to put an arm around your shoulder and let you know you’re not alone.