Devotion from (Doreen's Daily Delights) - Dont Give Up!
- Don't Give Up!
How many times have you thought of giving up,
especially when you are faced with negatives on every
Your friends will tell you that you are wasting your
time and that you are not getting any younger.
Your family will tell you to move on with your life.
Even your prodigal will feel pressured when he or she
knows that you are awaiting his or her return, and
will tell you to find someone new.
Hearing these negatives things may only encourage you
to give up without giving God a chance to work our
We will often want to give up when we focus on our
situation and not on the Lord.
We need to keep our eyes focused on the Lord. Know
that there is nothing hard for God. If you are
experiencing a dead marriage at this time, remember
that the same God who resurrected Lazarus will also
resurrect your dead marriage.
God has already set a track record.
Nothing is hard for God. Please do not set a time
limit on God.
God does not see time the way we do.
A thousand years is like an evening gone and an
evening gone is like a thousand years.
Allow the Lord to work this out in His perfect timing.
If you have prayed and believed, God has already seen
a healed and restored marriage.
When God is ready to heal and restore your marriage,
He will allow NOTHING to stand in His Way.
I don't care how stubborn or stiff-necked your
prodigal wants to be.
When God is ready, no man can stand in God's way. The
king's heart is in God's hand.
How many restored marriages have you read of in the
past, where prodigals were not even aware that they
were on their way home?
No man can stand up to God. Don't give up. Keep
praying and wait on God to heal and restore your
Psalm 33:10-11 adds, "The LORD foils the plans of the
nations; He thwarts the purposes of the peoples. But
the plans of the LORD stand firm for ever, the
purposes of His heart through all generations. "
I pray this will convince you that there is NOTHING
hard for God.
All things that may be difficult for us are very easy
Trust Him to do the impossible in your situation.
Don't give up. Wait for God to work your situation out
so He will get the glory.
Romans 4:17 declares that the Lord "calls into being
that which does not exist."
What is God's design for marriage? I believe that God hates divorce and we as women should do all we can toward standing for our marriage. This is a group that through prayer and support from each other we will grow together as God would have us to do.
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