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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

WFW - Habakkuk 3: 19



To better appreciate this verse... let us read the verses that come before.

Even though the fig trees have no blossoms,
and there are no grapes on the vines;
even though the olive crop fails,
and the fields lie empty and barren;
even though the flocks die in the fields,
and the cattle barns are empty,
18 yet I will rejoice in the Lord!
I will be joyful in the God of my salvation!
19 The Sovereign Lord is my strength!
He makes me as surefooted as a deer,[e]
able to tread upon the heights.

I am truly thankful that God is my anchor. No matter how I feel, how things turn out in my life, everything is anchored in God. I know that I can be joyful in my salvation. I find joy, strength and calm in my God!

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4 comments:

Patty Wysong said...

This passage became real to me during one of life's storms. So precious. "Yet I will rejoice in the Lord. I will exalt in the God of my salvation." Intentional praise in the storm.

Thank you.

Ozjane said...

I love, love those verses.
Though the fig tree does not blossom...though the drought come...in all these circumstances, we can still rejoice in the One who rejoices over us with singing.

Brenda said...

Amen!

Heidi said...

I love these verses! Thank you, goes right along with my desire to be JOYFUL in the midst of adversity. Blessings!