Verse of the Day / Always With You
You are called with a holy calling
The light of the world to be,
To lift up the lamp of the gospel
That others the light may see. —Anon
8"The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart” (that is, the word of faith which we preach):9 that if you
confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that
God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. 10 For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
The highway that winds around the
southern shore of Lake Michigan can be treacherous in the winter. One
weekend as we were driving back to Grand Rapids from Chicago, a buildup
of snow and ice slowed traffic, caused numerous accidents, and almost
doubled our drive time. We were relieved as we eased off the expressway
onto our final road. It was then that my husband said out loud,
“Thanks, Lord. I think I can take it from here.”
Just as he
finished saying the words, our car spun around 180 degrees. As we came
to a stop, hearts pounding, we could just imagine God saying: “Are you
Why do we sometimes try to go it alone in life when at
every moment we have access to God? He said: “I am with you and will
keep you wherever you go” (Gen. 28:15). And He assures us: “I will
never leave you nor forsake you” (Heb. 13:5).
mathematician, theologian, and preacher Thomas Chalmers (1780–1847)
wrote: “When I walk by the wayside, He is along with me. When I enter
into company, amid all my forgetfulness of Him, He never forgets me. .
. . Go where I will, He tends me, and watches me, and cares for me.”
What a comfort to know that God is always with us—we don’t need to go through life alone! — Cindy Hess Kasper
As I travel down life’s pathway,
Jesus keeps me day by day;
And although the road is winding,
Yet, with Him I need not stray. —Bradshaw
God’s presence brings great comfort.