made a way for you and He delights in that way. His way is not always easy and
you may have times of failure as you are going. You might completely blow it
and refuse to cooperate with His plan or to continue the journey He has planned
for you, but don’t worry…He will continue to hold on to you. Even when you
stubbornly refuse to move one step in the right direction, He is upholding you.
He never lets go and He will continue to steadfastly shush you along the path.
can speak to this with greater conviction due to their advanced years. Here is
truth: God does not forsake His own. He does not abandon us. He always provides
for our real needs. His mercy is continual and He blesses us as He brings the
blessings even into the lives of our children as a result of our faithfulness
and His mercy.
you must do good, even in the face of evil! The Lord loves justice and He is
just, He will not forsake you, He will not reject you, He will not turn you
away. You are His forever, unlike those evil people who harm you and plot and
carry out evil against you. They will be damned while you inherit everything
God has for His heirs!
speak wisdom! This means that you don’t give in to the emotions of the
situation and forget who your vindicator is or where your help comes from. It
means you stop, or better yet don’t start speaking foolishly when you are
harmed. Instead, you remind yourself that God is the God of Justice. You remind
yourself of what you know is true about God and that you don’t need to avenge
yourself. God will help you in this, because it is difficult. He is faithful
and He will keep you from slipping.
harm, God knows what he is attempting and only what God deems for your good
will happen to you. All the plans of the wicked are filtered through His
fingers. You can trust that God will not abandon you to the hand of the wicked.
He will not condemn you along with your persecutor.
vengeance! You do what God has asked you to do in this situation and honor and
obey His Word! Don’t worry! You will be victorious over your enemy! You will be
the victor over the wicked one! You will inherit great blessings and even more
so, you will see the demise of your enemy. You will watch has he meets his end.
Your enemy may think he holds all the power and all the cards over you, but God
can take him out at will.
with the blameless man, the one who follows God, the one who honors and obeys
God and does not seek vengeance or take justice into his own hands. His future
is that of peace, and security, and great wealth of all kinds.
there will be nothing left of him to find. His future will end, and he will
come to nothing.
those days for yourself. In your salvation you have grace and mercy and you can
believe that He will strengthen you in times of trouble! He says He will help
you! He says He will deliver you, even from the wicked! He will save you in
every way because you trust in Him. ~Psalm 37:23-40