The Journey - December 1, 2015

The Journey with Ron Moore

God Is With You | Psalm 119:145-152

Today's Passage: Psalm 119:145-152
Key Verses: Psalm 119:151-152

Yet you are near, LORD, and all your commands are true. Long ago I learned from your statutes that you established them to last forever.

There are times in our lives when we cry out to God for help. The people we thought we could trust have failed us. The things we put our hope in have faltered. We feel like we are going under. We need God to reach down and save us, to preserve our lives.

In this portion of Psalm 119 the psalmist felt the same way. He rose before the sun to let God know what was on his heart. "Those who devise wicked schemes" were near him. All day long he sought God. He reflected on Godís promises - and he was not disappointed.

The psalmist discovered two things: God was with him and Godís promises were true. People and things will disappoint us, but Godís Word will never let us down. We know with certainty that God has established his Word to last forever. God will not disappoint us today, tomorrow or throughout eternity.

Father, it feels like I am going under. People oppose me. Circumstances discourage me. I feel alone. Remind me today that you are near. Guide me to the promises of your Word. Give me confidence in your eternal truth. In Jesus' name. Amen.

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