THOUGHT OF THE DAY
“All the days of the desponding and afflicted are made evil [by
anxious thoughts and forebodings], but he who has a glad heart
has a continual feast [regardless of circumstances].
This scripture spoke to me this morning. There have been a
few things on my mind which have got me in quite a panic,
things that have the potential to turn my life upside down.
The feelings come and go but today as I read Proverb I saw
where I erred. God doesn’t want me to stay in fear. He doesn’t
want me to be anxious. He wants me to bring all those feelings
I don’t help myself when I allow anxious thoughts and
forebodings to control me.
I looked up the word “foreboding” and this is what I
Foreboding – A feeling of coming evil
My days are made evil when I allow those kind of thoughts to
control me! Expecting to lose, expecting bad things to happen,
expecting God to not come through do real harm!
As sinners we have a natural proclivity to be negative but we
can’t allow it. We must fight all things negative with everything
in us. With the help of the Holy Spirit we can be positive,
with His help we can begin to see light when darkness threatens
to overwhelm us.
“but he who has a glad heart has a continual feast [regardless of
That’s the kind of attitude I want. He is glad because he knows
God is faithful in the storm.
Hell has broken loose in his life but he is glad because he knows
God will not let him go and that hell has no power over him!
He knows God is fighting for him.
He knows he will win because God is with him.
Nothing can shake him!
Regardless of the circumstances, regardless of what’s
happening around him he is glad because he knows,
God is his Strong Tower!
“Things will turn out alright“, is his conviction!
So with that said, I know what I should do. God has yet
to fail me. He has been faithful to me in the darkest of nights.
He has proved Himself again and again……
Even though things are hard at the moment I will refuse to
Instead I choose to see God because He will come through
for me! He will not let me slip, He will not leave me to be
taken out by the enemy! I will live and not die because He
What about you friend?
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