Psalm 9:9-10 The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble . Psalm 34:10b Those who seek the Lord lack no good thing. Isaiah 26: 3-4 Those of steadfast mind you keep in peace—because they trust in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for in the Lord God you have an everlasting rock.
Let God be your fear and scare away all those times of troubles you face. Allow God to put fear in what grieves you so that those times of distress go away. Let God be your rock of offense to attack your troubles . Allow God to be the trap and snare to the predators and predator that seek to cause you harm.
Here are five ways I try to keep faith when it seems impossible: Pray. Ask God, the universe, or whatever higher force you believe in for the strength to love to your full potential. Be generous to others. Get inspired. Surround yourself with people you admire. Get the ball rolling first thing in the morning.
Psalm 27 Of David. The LORD is my light and my salvation– whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life– of whom shall I be afraid? When evil men advance against me to devour my flesh, when my enemies and my foes attack me, they will stumble and fall.
Ask God for help by praying. Asking him to be with you can help you endure far more than you’d ever be able to on your own. You may wonder how to pray. Just speak, trusting God will hear you. Pray for his comfort and strength, rather than praying that he’d simply remove difficulties.
What man is he that feareth the LORD? him shall he teach in the way that he shall choose. His soul shall dwell at ease; and his seed shall inherit the earth. The secret of the LORD is with them that fear him; and he will shew them his covenant.
God Allows Suffering to Bring Us Closer to Him And He often uses hard times to get our attention. When things are going great we are not so quick to turn to Him. When we finally surrender the need for control and give it over to God , He gets to do what He does best. And that’s a great place to be.
I asked God ,”Why are you taking me through troubled waters ?” He replied,”Because your enemies can’t swim.”
So here are some ways we can get in the FLOW, keep our minds set on the things above, and level out our peaks and valleys. Faith – Place our faith actively in God. Love – Love God and love others without judgment. Obey – Obey God in His timing. Worship – Worship God with a thankful heart.
Accept the situation Focus on things within your control. Accept change by looking to your past. Prioritize relationships, even in times of social distancing. Don’t withdraw in tough times . Try to avoid negative people. Expand your social network. Get enough exercise. Practice a “mind and body” relaxation technique.
Start by trusting God for little things One practical way to increase faith and trust in God is to trust Him in little things. Start today by trusting God for the little things like that $20 bill that needs to get paid. Yes, something as little as that. Trust Him for that, ask Him to meet that need.
Consider and hear me, O LORD my God: lighten mine eyes, lest I sleep the sleep of death; Lest mine enemy say , I have prevailed against him; and those that trouble me rejoice when I am moved. But I have trusted in thy mercy; my heart shall rejoice in thy salvation.
“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
A Psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.