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Day 13 - Spiritual Breakthrough

Your weaknesses and inadequacies make themselves known to you again and again. You can’t always count on other people, and you can’t count on yourself. No human being can meet all your needs, especially your deepest needs.

“We are living in a broken world,” states Barbara Johnson. “We see broken marriages, broken people, broken lives. There’s never going to come a time when we’ve got it all together.”

She continues, “As you go through grief, as you center your focus on what is ahead of you as a Christian, that helps you to know that what you’re going through isn’t going to last. You have to take a day at a time. Tomorrow may be different. Yesterday is a canceled check, tomorrow is a promissory note, but today is cash. You’ve got today to serve the Lord.”

You are at a point where you need to decide whom you will lean on, trust, and put your hope in. Now is the time to search God’s Word and hold on to this lifeline. God will meet you where you are, at your point of pain. Seek Him, talk to Him, and learn about Him. He is the only way out of despair.

Listen to God’s promise to you and claim it: “‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the LORD, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart’” (Jeremiah 29:11-13).

Lord God, I realize that I need to search the Bible and seek Your way with all the strength I’ve got left. Amen.