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Reliance On God!

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    2 Chronicles 32:8 With him is an arm of flesh; but with us is the LORD our God to help us, and to fight our battles.

    These were Hezekiah’s words when besieged by the Assyrian king. It shows once again that reliance on the All power of God, trusting it and the sure good results. Sennacherib was trusting his army but like David, Hezekiah relied on God and the victory was on his side!

    It’s not enough to voice how much we trust God; when something comes up, prove that trust by remaining calm and listening for His comfort, care and direction. Is God not always at hand?


    Thank you for this post.

    Sennacherib’s trust in his army, in his own strategic ability, and even in the love of his children, proved to be entirely misguided.

    This reminds me of my life before coming here: I always felt I was one bad day away from it all unravelling. That turned out to be true, as it was for Sennacherib, and as it will be for anyone placing their trust in anything but God.

    I am grateful for that “bad” day, because it turned out to be a great day…the day I began listening and learning to be receptive to “His comfort, care and direction.” It is now so clear that God absolutely is always at hand. Thank you!

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