Farewell to Sorrow - Beloved Women - July 29, 2020

Farewell to Sorrow – Beloved Women – July 29, 2020

READ: “He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” (Psalm 147:3 ESV)

TODAY’S ENCOURAGEMENT: Some of us have been through some things that have rocked us to our core. Situations that have challenged our faith. We’ve experienced things that have left us thinking, “If God loves me, then WHY?” 

So many women in the Bible knew about sorrow. Esther, Hannah, Sarah, all experienced a deep sorrow that some would say would be unshakable. However, in every situation, the Lord turned their story around. Jesus would be sent to rectify the consequences of sin. Esther would be used to bring freedom. Hannah and Sarah would have their promised children. Every sorrow was met with God’s glory. Every sorrow was met with a plan of victory.

Yes, even our moments of sorrow will eventually fade, and the Lord will use it for a glorious purpose! Romans 8:28 reminds us:

“And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.”

Today, we must make a choice to surrender our pain to the Lord and allow Him to restore us. He is the only one who can bring the healing needed, even in the deepest sorrow. 

PRAY: Lord, I thank You for Your healing power. Lord, I ask that You take the deep pain of my past away. I need to be restored. Lord, please use every part of my past to be a testimony of Your goodness. In Jesus’ Name, I pray, Amen.

REFLECT: Is there a pain I need to surrender to the Lord?

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