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Take heart! God cares for us

Take heart! God cares for us
Matthew 10.

This is the day that the Lord has made we shall rejoice and be glad in it.

Indeed, we are currently living in a very challenging season, but it is also true that God is aware of that, and He cares.

Matthew 10 gives in great detail how Jesus commissioned His disciples - how he sent them into the world (a pattern which is repeated in the gospels Mt 28; Lk 9, 10; Jn 16).

Amid His commissioning messages, he keeps reassuring us of His care, His peace and His Presence:
  • So don't be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows. (Matthew 10:28-31)
  • ..in me you have peace... Take heart! I have overcome the world. (John 16:33)
  • And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age. (Matthew 28:16-20)

God cares for us, God loves us and God is with us... even here, even now, even in this season.

Reflect & Pray
How does knowing that in Christ you have peace encourage you?
So, Father God, we ask that you bless every heart with your peace. We pray that your world will know your care in the areas of healing from sickness, and provision of daily needs. And may your Presence abide with us always, and help us to love and care, more so, this season as you do, in Jesus name, amen. The Lord bless you and keep you!

God bless you exceedingly,
Sam.

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