Hard Times May Come, But He’s There With Us Through Them All
Though we aren’t promised an easy life, we are told that Christ will be there with us when we believe in Him, that he won’t give us more than we can handle with His help, and even our hard times can be used to glorify God.
And Moses called unto Joshua, and said unto him in the sight of all Israel, Be strong and of a good courage: for thou must go with this people unto the land which the LORD hath sworn unto their fathers to give them; and thou shalt cause them to inherit it. And the LORD, he it is that doth go before thee; he will be with thee, he will not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neither be dismayed.
On his 120th birthday, Moses spoke to the nation and Joshua and gave this command “be strong and good courage.” In his retirement speech, Moses incites a passion deeply felt among these people, people he had suffered with, people who had come through the 40-year wilderness experience, and people who witnessed the defeat of pharaoh in Egypt the compassion of salvation exposed as a covenant between God and His children. Moses spoke from the experience in acknowledging provision, that strength and courage are only from the Lord.
Elohim Bashamayim, God in Heaven - Joshua 2:11; we thank you for the trials that have made us strong. In a spirit of oneness, we recognize the promise that You have made with us as Your children and praise You for our good courage. We decree and declare the blessing (the indwelling of the Holy Spirit) who gives us strength and courage, so that; we can face the impossible with the testimonies of Your children. Now, for the Kingdom and Glory of God, we petition, with anointing, in the name of Jesus Christ, our Lord, and Savior, Amen.