Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Mighty to Save

Strengthen the weak hands,
and make firm the feeble knees.
Say to those who have an anxious heart,
"Be strong; fear not!
Behold your God
will come with vengeance,
with the recompense of God.
He will come and save you."
                                      Isaiah 35:3-4

He is bigger than an earthquake.
Stronger than a tornado.
Mightier than a thunderstorm.



The first time the ground shook it was hard enough to wake him up.  The second time we were both up and I felt it too.  It lasted a little bit.  We didn't feel the 
third one, but our kids did.  

It was a bit scary.


And that's a big BUT.

The same One and Only God who brings us the beauty in the color of a changing leaf is mighty over the most powerful of elements.

Birth pains heading toward the big Show Down?
I believe so.

Do we have something to fear?

Not if we know the One and Only.

The Mighty to Save.

Today a mom is burying her son only a quarter century old.
The elements of a different kind were too much for him to handle.

A mom and dad are watching as their grown daughter withers away 
because she has no strength on her own to get 
out from under.
They are helpless.

Siblings watch as their mommy continues to seek the
"love" from another man while their daddy takes
care of them at home.
Tearing them apart.

The retired man unable to do physical work any longer wonders 
how he will make it to next month.

Do we have something to fear?

Not if we know the One and Only.

The Mighty to Save.

2 thoughts:

ArtyMarti said...

What a comfort the reminder that God is the Almighty One, and he also holds us in the safety of His arms. Thank you for this reminder.

Renee said...

Beautiful, Carol. Beautiful.