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    by Cecelia Lester

Look to God for Him to Sustain Us
Date Posted: September 18, 2020

I lift up my eyes to you,

To you whose throne is in

Heaven.

The psalmist looks to God who rules over heaven. We must do the same.

As the eyes of slaves look to the

Hand of their master,

As the eyes of a maid look to the

Hand of her mistress,

So our eyes look to the LORD, our

God,

Til he shows us his mercy.

The writer tells us we must look to God for instruction and guidance until He answers our pleas.

Have mercy on us, O LORD, have

Mercy on us,

For we have endured much

Contempt.

He begs God for His mercy. We will have times when we have to plead for His love and grace to cover us especially when we receive treatment that undermines us.

We have endured much ridicule

From the proud,

Much contempt from the arrogant.

As believers in Jesus Christ, we receive forms of persecution—sometimes mild, other times not. We learn to rely on the LORD to sustain us.

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Biography Information:

Cecelia Lester has been serious about her writing for two decades..

She composes Christian essays and posts them to her blog quietspirit-followingmyking.blogspot.com/

She has  served in a faith-based organization, Grace In Action  by writing two newsletters and searching for possible grants.

In July 2017, she published her first book, 'Times of Trouble Bring Rays of Joy.'

She and her husband of 52 years live in central Indiana. They have one grown son.

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