ok so my hubby as most of you know my hubby left at 0600 and was in San Francisco by 0815 well he pretty much went straight to customs because if any of u have been in a Air port recently u understand, His flight to Korea did not leave til one pm. So he decided to call me before he got on the plane at 1106 I was very sad as I was at Church at the time and I missed his call. But I figured it is ok he promised he would call as soon as he got there to let me know all is ok. Well I set my Alarm for 1am to be sure I would be awake when he called so I wake up and he is nt supposed to call til 0145 so I decide to go get my Dr Pepper AND wait Well I have been waiting ever since he has still not called I have emailed his Military Email and for some reason it says mind u like 6 hours after I sent it I get a email back saying there is some sort of delay. So of course by now I am freaking out and still waiting for him to call or email anything just to let me know he is ok. Plz lift my Hubby up in prayer as well as myself because I have been awake a lng time. I only went to bed at 2300 and woke up at 0100 so not much sleep and the night before we stayed at USO so no sleep there either I just can't sleep til I know he is safe.....Well I was completely taken aback when I found my Daily devotion today Man God is great. So I decided t share it with yall.

June 2, 2008

Snatched from Danger

Luann Prater

"Because he loves me," says the Lord, "I will rescue him; I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name." Matthew 17:27 (NIV)

         

Devotion:

"She's choking!" Juli's precious little girl could not catch her breath, so with stealth-like maneuvering Juli pulled her from the high chair, and retrieved the goldfish cracker that was lodged in her throat. For the first eleven months of life this child had only known gentleness from her mother, but today's crisis called for swift, if not exactly gentle, action. Juli spent next 45 minutes consoling her quivering baby, all the while she trembled herself realizing how close she'd come to losing her.

 

Sometimes the Lord treats us the same way. He rescues us from certain danger and yet we see it as the most painful event of our lives! I look back on my life and see moments I deemed devastating, only to discover later they were actually life-giving.

 

Have you ever broken down and cried until there were no more tears? I have. Have you ever wondered why this tragedy is happening to you? I have. Have you ever questioned if God really cares about your circumstances? I have. Have you sat quivering like Juli or her little girl, wondering if you would ever see the sun shine in your life again? You are not alone.

 

In 2 Corinthians 11:26-28 Paul said, "I have been constantly on the move. I have been in danger from rivers, in danger from bandits, in danger from my own countrymen, in danger from Gentiles; in danger in the city, in danger in the country, in danger at sea; and in danger from false brothers. I have labored and toiled and have often gone without sleep; I have known hunger and thirst and have often gone without food; I have been cold and naked. Besides everything else, I face daily the pressure of my concern for all the churches."

 

Now here was a guy who had every reason to throw his hands up and say, "I quit - If you loved me God you wouldn't put me through this!" However, God revealed to Paul, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness."

 

The trial that you are facing today is not too big for God to handle. As a matter of fact, being the loving parent that He is, He may be rescuing you from certain death. Believe Him ... Trust Him ... Love Him despite your circumstances. Someday you will look back on this time and see His hand was there all along.

 

Dear Lord, help us to rely on You completely during the good times, but especially Father when we can't see past our struggle. Teach us to be more like Paul who discovered that when we are weak, You are strong in us. In Jesus' Name, Amen.

 

Yea so if that is not God telling me something I don't know what is.

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Jun. 2, 2008 at 8:38 PM I know this is a little of topic but my fiance left for BMT today and I am sick about the thought of being without him how do you do it?

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