Down Deep In My Soul

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We all feel discouraged or forgotten about at times. Sometimes we can get so discouraged in our walks with Christ that we forget His promises to us. That He will be with us until the end of the age (Matthew 28:20). That He will never leave nor forsake us. (Hebrews 13:5/Deut. 31:6) He never promised that it wouldn’t be hard or that it wouldn’t be painful but, He did promise to use ALL things for good. Eventually, with time He will use even the bad things in our lives for our good (Romans 8:28), He promises that His love for us is everlasting. (Jer. 31:3) Yes, in this verse He is directly talking to Israel, but since we are now the spiritual descendants of Abraham we have all of God’s promises, it is truth and grace, and it is beautiful. We are grafted into Jesus. (Romans 11:17). Because we are grafted in, we are spiritual descendants of Abraham (Galatians 3:29)
If you feel the least bit of insecurity/ rivalry or discouraged/forgotten about. Cry it out to the Lord, listen He already knows what is eating away at you. He knows why, when, where, what, and how it all started. We just have to speak it out to Him so that He can affirm and make us secure in Him again.
I received encouragement from an incredible woman Friday! Someone who I greatly admire and mimic in the faith which is scriptural. Hebrews 13:17 Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith.
She gave me a Psalm to read, just thought I would pass it on.
Psalm 18:28-39
28 You, Lord, keep my lamp burning;
my God turns my darkness into light.
29 With your help I can advance against a troop;
with my God I can scale a wall.
30 As for God, his way is perfect:
The Lord’s word is flawless;
he shields all who take refuge in him.
31 For who is God besides the Lord?
And who is the Rock except our God?
32 It is God who arms me with strength
and keeps my way secure.
33 He makes my feet like the feet of a deer;
he causes me to stand on the heights.
34 He trains my hands for battle;
my arms can bend a bow of bronze.
35 You make your saving help my shield,
and your right hand sustains me;
your help has made me great.
36 You provide a broad path for my feet,
so that my ankles do not give way…
39 You armed me with strength for battle
Beth,
I am sure you will never see this. Maybe one day! I so enjoy watching your faith, and I have a great love for you! You have changed 744 women’s lives and have nurtured us and taught us well. I am honored to be one of your LITles ;). Thank you, for the email as always I love Jesus in you. ❤
Love always,
Kimberly Ferren
  1. Kimberly, this is beautiful. Wow- how encouraging this was to my soul. I love how it is so bathed in God’s Word too. Thank you for sharing, sweet sister! His promises reign true always!

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    1. Amen, Mackenzie ❤ I am so grateful that He is faithful ❤ He is so good! Thank you, for the encouragement, I often wonder if anyone reads these. Usually about that time I get a comment like yours. ❤ God Bless sister ❤ Thank you, for being kind in a world full of critic's.

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      1. Aww of course. God knew I needed to hear these words, and that you needed to know that I needed to hear these words 😉 Thank you for your sweet response! Thankful for such a sweet sister in Christ!

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