by PamFord Davis
11/22/2011 / Devotionals
Have you ever considered the force of little words? "But" is one of my favorites; when I am delving into a scripture passage and stumble upon "but," I realize there has been a marked change in a situation. I celebrate the frequency of "not" in descriptions of the Christian life. Troubles tempt us to turn back yet we are not destined to live in despair.
"We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed (2 Corinthians 4:8-9 KJV)." The response to difficulties rests in our resolve to focus on eternal security. We find strength to endure and peace through God's precious promises.
"While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen; for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal (2 Corinthians 4:18 KJV). Tie a "knot" at the end of your rope and hang on; "not" is a word of hope and victory!
With God all things are possible! Published articles in Mature Living Magazine, Secret Place, Daily Devotionals for the Deaf, Light from the Word Daily Devotional. Available now in book store: FORGET-ME-NOT DAILY DEVOTIONAL http:/ebooks.faithwriters.com/ebook-details.php?id=520
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