Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Wednesday Words of Encouragement: On Eagles Wings

Pressing, clinging, crawling, struggling and fighting.

All of these verbs describe our life at times.  Often we can feel like we are just hanging on by a thread.  One snip and the rope we cling to will break and cause us to plummet downward.

I have felt like this at times in my life.  I know precious ones who feel like this now.

Yet, we have hope.  We have One who will catch us and hold us up when we fall.  We have a Savior who gives us strength when ours runs out.  We have a God who feels our pain and wipes away our tears.

Press into Him.  He will replace your weakness with His strength.

Cling to Him.  He will replenish you and give you nourishment.

Crawl to throne of grace.  He will pick you up and set you on your feet again.

Struggle and fight your way to His arms.  He will envelop you with His love.

Isaiah 40:27-31 (NIV) ~

Why do you complain, Jacob?
    Why do you say, Israel,
“My way is hidden from the Lord;
    my cause is disregarded by my God”?
Do you not know?
    Have you not heard?
The Lord is the everlasting God,
    the Creator of the ends of the earth.
He will not grow tired or weary,
    and his understanding no one can fathom.
He gives strength to the weary
    and increases the power of the weak.
Even youths grow tired and weary,
    and young men stumble and fall;
but those who hope in the Lord
    will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles;
    they will run and not grow weary,
    they will walk and not be faint.