September 27, 2020
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Trust in the Lord

Trust in the Lord even amid bad news

Text: Psalm 112:7-8: They will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the Lord. Their hearts are secure, they will have no fear; in the end, they will look in triumph on their foes

Our current reality is that we have constant access to information through TV, the internet, and radio.  Every day we see bad news about robberies, catastrophes, kidnapping, Boko haram attack and rumors that cause us uncertainty. Unfortunately, thanks to all that information, we know that this is what the world can offer us.

Living under the command of those voices can further separate us from God and cause us to fix our eyes on the earth. To trust in the Lord even amid the bad news, there is only one “news channel” capable of encouraging and motivating us in victory: the Word of God!

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Through the Bible, we renew our hearts daily and learn to trust more in the power of God. With a heart full of the Spirit, bad news does not defeat us.

God’s Son told us in his word that we would have affliction and discontent. Even so, we should not be discouraged because he conquered the world and provided us with the best news: we are saved and free through his name! (John 16:33).

Do not fear the bad news. Hold on to the promises of the Lord, remain faithful to Christ, and seek Him. He will guide you to the valleys safely and lead you in victory.

The best news channel:

Read the Bible. In it, you will find sufficient food that will build your soul and satisfy you with the ingredients to Trust in the Lord.
Do not fear the news of the world. Read what the Bible says about this world and about the one who defeated the world.
Instead of consuming bad news all the time that will not edify you, reserve a time of day to read the good news of the Lord.

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Prayer:

Today, I receive grace to trust the in Lord even amid the bad news, that may want to poison my heart. You are my hope, and only from you, I receive the best news. May I be more and more connected to the things above, reading and filling myself with your Word. In the name of Jesus, amen.

One year Bible reading plan

Day 17 – Genesis 16-18

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