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Saturday, August 19, 2017
Closer Than You Think - Joel Osteen Ministries daily devotion 18 August Friday
"So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded." (Hebrews 10:35, NIV)
Closer Than You Think
you been praying and believing for something that seems like it’s
taking a lot longer than you thought? Many times, people can miss God’s
best simply because they give up before they see their “due season”
come. Don’t let that be you! Be encouraged today, your answer is closer
than you think. If it seems like things are getting more difficult,
remember, when the intensity heats up, that means you are closer to your
victory. It’s always darkest just before the dawn arrives.
serve a faithful God, and He’s working behind the scenes on your
behalf. Don’t cast away your confidence today because your reward is
coming. And just like a new mother forgets about her labor pain when she
is finally holding her newborn, you’ll forget about your struggle when
you are holding on to your promise.
you are waiting, keep an attitude of faith and expectancy. Wake up
every morning and say out loud, “I’ve come too far to give up now. My
due season is coming. I will reap my harvest.” Stay in faith and look
for His hand of blessing because He has promised you victory, and it’s
closer than you think!
A Prayer for Today
in heaven, today I stand believing that You are working behind the
scenes on my behalf. Give me Your strength to continue believing until I
see Your promises fulfilled in my life in Jesus’ name. Amen."