God's Words For US
by Cecelia Lester
The Lord your God is in your midst,
The Mighty One, will save;
He will rejoice over you with gladness,
He will quiet you with His love,
He will rejoice over you with singing .
Zephaniah 3:17 (NKJV)
The Lord God is in your midst -
A follower of Jesus finds this comforting. Personally, when I am troubled, once I pray, I feel God’s presence come over me. That prayer may be a simple sentence,”God, please help me.”
The Mighty One, will save
Yes, God, the Might One will save us. He will do this because of His great love for us.
He will rejoice over you with gladness
To rejoice simply means to be glad. When we praise someone for a deed they have done, we are glad. When our favorite sports team wins, we celebrate and are glad.
When a person asks Jesus into his or heart hearts, we are thankful and we rejoice with them.
He will quiet you with His love
When we ask Jesus to enter into a circumstance in our lives, our attitude changes, our heartbeat may return to normal, we feel at peace. Jesus does quiet our hearts.
He will rejoice over you with singing
Can you picture God, either standing over us or holding us in His arms and rejoicing over us? I get that mental picture. Even when we think we might have not done what we should do; when we make our confession to God, I believe He does just that-He rejoices by singing over each one of us.
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Cecelia Lester has been serious about her writing for over 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 54 years live in central Indiana. They have one grown son.
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