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Lenten Meditation for Friday, March 31, 2017

tealights glowing in a darkened space

Jeremiah 23: 1-8, Romans 8: 28-39, John 6: 52-59, Psalm 107

Romans 8:  28a and 39

“And we know that in all things God works for the good for all who love him,…   neither height nor depth nor anything in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus.”

               When you are feeling that life is overwhelming and the challenges you are facing are unbelievably hard I hope you can gain some comfort from this passage.  I know when I have faced challenging times that it has been my faith; knowing that God loves me and is with me that has sustained me.  Later, when I have reflected on those times, I can see that God was with me, and that good did come from those times of adversity.  I truly believe that God will be with us forever and that despite what happens in this world God will always be with us.  It is as the “Footprints in the sand” story describes, God carries us and never abandons us, especially when life is at its worst. 

This passage in Romans is a good one to mark, so you can read it every time you need hope in your life.

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