Isaiah 40:28 Have you not known? Have you not heard? The LORD is the
everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He does
not faint or grow weary; his understanding is unsearchable.
29 He gives power to the faint, and to him who has not might he
30 Even youths shall faint and be weary, advice and young men shall fall exhausted;
31 But they who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength;
they shall mount up with wings like eagles;
they shall run and not be weary;
they shall walk and not faint.
This past week has been discouraging and difficult. I have not been able to really spend time praying – I haven’t given up, but I just can’t seem to get motivated. I’m reading through R.A. Torrey’s “How to Pray”, praying for the desire to get deeper in prayer before God. This verse is an encouragement and challenge to me – when I am discouraged and tired and weary, the temptation is to back off my devotions and prayer, because I’m so weary.
But this is wrong! I should instead be in it all the more, seeking God’s wisdom! The LORD is the everlasting God! He created me; his strength, wisdom, power and might are endless! And he has promised to give it to me. I need only ask him, seek it from him. My strength is gone, I am weak, can’t even run. Yet he has promised to lift me up.
This week, I am going to start grabbing hold of that promise, and I’m going to run with it! I am praying for more thirst for a connection with him through prayer. I am committing to getting up at 5 am so I have the time to spend in prayer as well as my bible devotions and study. And I am expecting God to do great things.
Galatians 6:9 Let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.
A homeschooled student turned homeschooling mom of 5. Passionate about teaching my children the truth of God's word through his creation and his-tory, spending time as a family and outdoors, learning how to be more creative, and giving glory to God. Seeking to serve Christ and set a godly example for my children, to grow in love and encouragement, failing forward, learning to lean on God's grace and trust in his strength.