God Is with You
I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation.
Psalm 13:5, niv
The apostle John, suffering in exile on Patmos near the end of his life, must have prayed earnestly to be restored to his church and to his ministry. He must have begged God to get him off of the remote island so he could continue preaching and serving as a pastor and evangelist. Yet God didn’t answer his prayers. Instead, John related that it was on Patmos that God drew near to him and gave him a vision of the glory of Jesus Christ—a vision he recorded for the encouragement of every generation of believers since that time in the Book of Revelation. Jesus was with him in exile on Patmos!
What is your Patmos? A place where you are seemingly cut off and exiled from ministry and family? Is it a hospital bed? Or a small home with small children? Is it a workplace where you are surrounded by politically correct hostility to Christ?
Then look up! God is with you!
Why? (Nashville: W Publishing Group, 2004).
©2012 Anne Graham Lotz. All rights reserved.
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Originally published Sunday, 28 May 2023.