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"When you hurt.......by David Wilkerson - 10.11, 2010"
also remember Romans 8:28-29.v. as the will of God !
be blessed in the Love from Jesus Christ ><> *
In Christ, 10.11.10.
WHEN YOU HURT - GO TO YOUR SECRET CLOSET AND WEEP OUT ALL YOUR DESPAIR !
sus wept. Peter wept - bitterly! Peter carried with him the
hurt of having denied the very Son of God. Yet those bitter
tears worked in him a sweet miracle. He came back to shake
the kingdom of Satan.
Jesus never looks away from a crying heart. God's Word says,
"A broken and a contrite heart, O God, thou wilt not
despise" (Psalm 51:17). Not once will the Lord tell anyone,
"Get hold of yourself! Stand up and take your medicine. Grit
your teeth and dry your tears." No - Jesus stores every tear
in his eternal container.
Do you hurt? Badly? Then go ahead and cry. And keep on
crying until the tears stop flowing. But let those tears
originate only from hurt, and not from unbelief or
Life does go on after your crying. You would be surprised
how much you can bear, with God helping you. Happiness is
not living without pain or hurt. True happiness is learning
how to live one day at a time in spite of all the sorrow and
pain. It is learning how to rejoice in the Lord no matter
what has happened in the past.
You may feel rejected or abandoned. Your faith may be weak.
You may think you're down for the count. Sorrow, tears, pain
and emptiness may swallow you up at times. But God is still
on his throne. He is still God!
You can't help yourself; you can't stop the pain and hurt.
But our blessed Lord will come to you. He will place his
loving hand under you and lift you up to sit again in
heavenly places. He will deliver you from all fears - and he
will reveal his endless love for you.
Look up! Encourage yourself in the Lord. When the fog
surrounds you and you can't see any way out of your dilemma,
lie back in the arms of Jesus and simply trust in him. He
wants your faith, your confidence. He wants you to cry
aloud, "Jesus loves me! He is with me, and he will not fail
me. In fact, he's working it all out right now. Therefore, I
will not be cast down. I will not be defeated. And I will
not be a victim of Satan. God is on my side! I love him, and
he loves me."
The bottom line is faith. And faith rests on this one
absolute: "No weapon that is formed against thee shall
prosper" (Isaiah 54:17).
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