Our God is a God who answers and takes action.
If nothing seeems to be working out for you, it is not very difficult to feel discouraged. Still, God is there, even amidst all your sorrow and pain. If you belong to Jesus and your hopes seem to dissolve like air bulbs, then be invited to await God's grace. Because He has an answer to your sighs:
When you say: "It is impossible",
God answers: "What is impossible with men is possible with me" (Luke 18:27).
You say: "I am tired."
God's answer: "I will give you rest." (Matthew 11:28)
You say: "I can't go on anymore!"
God says: "My power is made perfect in weakness." (2 Corinthians 12:9)
You say: "I can't do it."
God answers: "I will make your paths straight" (Proverbs 3:5-6) "I will meet all your needs." (Philippians 4:19)
You say: "I can't manage it any longer."
God replies: "You can do everything through me who gives you strength." (Philippians 4:13). "I am able" (2 Corinthians 9:8), "I will set you free." (Romans 8:1)
If you say: "I can't forgive myself!",
then God answers: "I forgive you." (1 John 1:9)
If you say: "I am afraid, my thoughts and defeats master me",
God comforts you: "Cast all your anxieties on me." (1 Peter 5:7)
You say: "I don't have enough faith!",
God replies: "I have given you the measure of your faith."
If you say: "I am simply not successful enough",
then God motivates you: "I give you wisdom" (1 Corinthians 1:30)
You say: "I am alone."
God tells you: "I will never leave you nor forsake you." (Hebrews 13:5)
Hold on to it... and keep your eyes open. Who knows whom you may give these answers of God today!
by courtesy of E-fun-gelisation.de, translated by Birgit B. Eichberger