The Lord will be a shelter for His people… Joel 3:16 NKJV
The prophet Joel spoke of the “The Day of the Lord” coming. It is the Day of Judgment, when all the wrongs will be compensated. It is a terrible and yet wonderful thing to behold.
Only those who call on the name of the Lord shall be saved. “Now, therefore,” says the Lord, “Turn to Me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping and with mourning.”
Then the Lord will be zealous for His land and pity His people. The Lord will answer His people.
The Lord will…
- Remove you from the northern army
- Cause the harvest to bloom
- Cause the rain
- Restore all the locusts have eaten
- Satisfy you
- Defend you
- Pour out His Spirit upon us
- Save those who call on the name of the Lord
- Cause victory for His people
- Strengthen His people
- Be a shelter for His people
- Pay back those who brought evil against His people
- Acquit Judah and Jerusalem of bloodshed
- Dwell in Zion
No matter what the circumstances look like, God is able to deliver us out of them. Look not at your foes. Look not at all you lack. Look not at the problems facing you.
Look, instead, to Jesus, the One who is able to rescue you. God Almighty knows your troubles and has the power to save and deliver you. But it requires your trust. You must turn to Him, trust in His ability. Fear not, be glad and rejoice. For the Lord has done marvelous things!
Father, thank you for helping us through the difficult times in our life. You provide a way out of every temptation. You provide the strength we need to face all opposition. We are ready to trust you. Deliver us Lord. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen.
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