Even There

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 If I take the wings of the morning, and dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea; Even there shall thy hand lead me, and thy right hand shall hold me Psalm 139:9-10

 

The hard part when we have chosen the wrong path, the far city or the direction away from our calling is the hopelessness and finality of our failure. But David encourages us that in God there is always hope even in our failures. He is always with us always. – even there – and he will lead us by the hand and hold us close to Him.

Though the fig Tree doesn’t Blossom

Though the fig tree should not blossom,
    nor fruit be on the vines,
the produce of the olive fail
    and the fields yield no food,
the flock be cut off from the fold
    and there be no herd in the stalls,
 yet I will rejoice in the Lord;
    I will take joy in the God of my salvation

Habakkuk 3:17-18

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 There may not remain a single leaf of hope on the tree of our life – yet there will always be fruit when we rejoice in the God of our salvation.

Though no one join me still….

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Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it. Matthew 7:14

Following Jesus is not about the road he has called us to walk  or the company of others who may be going with us but rather the growing realization of who He truly is and the joy of passing through the gate with Him at the end of the road.

I have decided to follow Jesus

I have decided to follow Jesus

I have decided to follow Jesus

No turning back – No turning back

” The lyrics are based on the last words of a man in Assam, north-east India, who along with his family was converted to Christianity in the middle of the 19th century through the efforts of a Welsh missionary. Called to renounce his faith by the village chief, the convert declared, “I have decided to follow Jesus.” In response to threats to his family, he continued, “Though no one joins me, still I will follow.” His wife was killed, and he was executed while singing, “The cross before me, the world behind me.” This display of faith is reported to have led to the conversion of the chief and others in the village”   …Wikipedia