Another awesome devotional. Just a note that these are not written by me but I am ministered to by them and want you to be also. – Pastor Charles
“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.” Isaiah 40:31.
Did you know that an eagle knows when the storm is approaching long before it breaks?
The eagle will fly to some high spot and wait for the winds to come.
When the storm hits-
– it sets its wings so that the wind will pick it up and lift it above the storm.
While the storm rages below-
– the eagle is soaring above it.
The eagle doesn’t escape the storm.
It simply uses the storm to lift it higher.
It rises on the winds that bring the storm.
When the storms of life come upon us-
– and all of us will experience them,
– it may not be easy but we can rise above them by setting our minds and our belief in Jesus, our God,
– and daily committing and trusting our life and way to Him.
The storms do not have to overcome us.
We can allow God’s power to lift us above them.
God enables us to ride the winds of the storm that bring sickness, tragedy, failure and disappointment in our lives.
– it is not the burdens of life that weigh us down,
– but rather, how we handle them.
“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”