Oh, what a place of love, joy and peace!
The faithful defeat fickle fear.
As much as their father, the king, loved his children and understood what their lives must have been like while apart from him, they would still have to listen to and obey the tutor’s instructions in order to be allowed into the Kingdom.
“Lord if I have to dig around the rock with my bare hands, I’ll do it.”
Smile: Jesus Loves You!
Joy is knowing that it’s not what we’re going through that counts with God, it’s how we’re going through it. How we go through a trial depends on the quality of our thought life.
“Now unto Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us, unto Him be glory in the church by Christ Jesus throughout all ages, world without end. Amen.”
Remember who has done this thing for you. Remind your children of God’s goodness and faithfulness.
Dear Lord, help me to only want those things You want me to have.