On the Banks of the Promised Land

 

Hattips to Cathy of Peacemakers and Elizabeth of I Once Was Lost

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Hope Gives Joy in Affliction

Still They Speak

“This hope fills the afflicted soul with such inward joy and consolation, that it can laugh while tears are in the eye—sigh and sing all in a breath. It is called ‘the rejoicing of hope,’ Heb. 3:6. And hope never affords more joy than in affliction. It is on a watery cloud that the sun paints those curious colours in the rainbow. ‘Rejoice in hope of the glory of God, and not only so, but we glory in tribulations.’ Rom. 5:2,3
–William Gurnall “The Christian in Complete Armour” (Banner of Truth) Vol. 2, p. 144

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~BE STRONG~ STAND FAST~

I ONCE WAS LOST

~WITH GOD AND FOR GOD’S GLORY THIS IS POSSIBLE~

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~BIBLE VERSES ABOUT STRENGTH~

Philippians 4:13 – I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

Deuteronomy 31:6 – Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD thy God, he [it is] that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.

Isaiah 41:10 – Fear thou not; for I [am] with thee: be not dismayed; for I [am] thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

Deuteronomy 20:4 – For the LORD your God [is] he that goeth with you, to fight for you against your enemies, to save you.

1 Corinthians 10:13 – There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God…

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When in Painful Places…

But He was pierced for our transgressions!

KNOWING THE TIME, because what's coming matters

Who hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the Lord revealed? For he shall grow up before him as a tender plant, and as a root out of a dry ground: he hath no form nor comeliness; and when we shall see him, there is no beauty that we should desire him.

He is 0418c671498d4a52513d26213217ca59despised and rejected of men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief: and we hid as it were our faces from him; he was despised, and we esteemed him not. Surely he hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows: yet we did esteem him stricken, smitten of God, and afflicted. But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.

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BE NOT AFRAID, ONLY BELIEVE.

KNOWING THE TIME, because what's coming matters

“For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.”
‭‭2 Timothy‬ ‭1:7‬ ‭KJV‬‬

In those dark moments paralysing when fear stalks its victims and whispers irrational thoughts, God’s Word is a light, speaking peace and unfolding the truth.fear-2903342__480

Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.”
‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭41:10‬ ‭KJV‬‬

What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee.”
‭‭Psalms‬ ‭56:3‬ ‭KJV‬‬

The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?”
‭‭Psalms‬ ‭27:1‬ ‭KJV‬P 

Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor…

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Psalm 121

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