God's Words For US
by Cecelia Lester
I lift up my eyes to you,
To you whose throne is in
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
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
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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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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