Deuteronomy 31 & 32
Fear not! He is there!
Deuteronomy 31 & 32:
He Goes with Us
Repeatedly God tells us:
“Be strong and of good courage, do not fear nor be afraid of them; for the LORD your God, He is the One who goes with you. He will not leave you nor forsake you” (31.6).
Think about that, when we go for that doctor’s visit or procedure, He goes with us! When we go for that job interview or to share our testimony or all those other situations that tempt us to be afraid, He goes with us! When our children walk away from God or our spouse walks out, He is there.
When we’re tempted to worry about how we’ll pay the bills, live with the loss, handle caring for an aging parent or another baby … He is with us! He will not leave us or forsake us!
Today’s Other Readings:
Delighting in Him
Verse 8, “I delight to do Your will, O my God, and Your law is within my heart.”
Psalm 37.4 says, “Delight yourself also in the LORD, and He shall give you the desires of your heart.”
The more we write His law on our hearts and get to know Him, the better able we are to really “delight” in Him. Then the more we delight in Him, the more He fills our hearts with His righteous desires, which He in turn works out in our lives. Continue reading