Fortress

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For the person and their family that are living with a chronic illness, they need never to be ashamed to rely on the Lord God. He is their rock and fortress.

Today’s Bible Verse:

Psalm 71: 3, “Be thou my strong habitation, whereunto I may continually resort: thou hast given commandment to save me; for thou art my rock and my fortress.”

What the verse means:

God is there for us all the time. We can always go to and rely on God. The Lord God is our rock and fortress.

Praying using the verses:

1. Heavenly Father, we rely on and thank you for being here for us.
2. Lord Jesus, we pray that we will continually place our confidence and trust in You.
3. Thank you for being our rock and our fortress.

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Anxiety

As a caregiver of someone who is chronically ill, you may find yourself feeling alone and as helpless as the person living with the illness.

Maybe you belong to a support group. Support groups are wonderful and recommended.

Maybe extended family pitches in and helps … when they can. Great.

Maybe you have even placed yourself or loved on your church’s prayer list. Fantastic.

While others praying for you is wonderful, you need to keep up your own time with God.

  • Step one is accepting Him as Lord and Saviour.
  • Step two is reading from the Bible.
  • Step three is praying. Just share what is in your heart. For example, we can tell the Lord we are scared, tired, worn out, or worried. He listens. He cares.
  • Step four is to claim the promise that the Lord is our helper.

Today’s Bible Verse:

Hebrews 13:6 (KJV), “So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.”

What the verse means:

Today’s verse tells us to boldly say, the Lord is my helper. It adds that in Christ we can have victory over fear.

Praying using the verses:

  1. Without any hesitation or doubt, In all times of difficulty when we don’t know how to pray or how we will make it even through the night, we have an assurance that God will not leave us to suffer.
  2. What can we fear if we have the assurance that the Lord is on our side, and that he will help us?
  3. We fear nothing. Man can do no more to us than God permits, and no more than will be for our own good.
  4. We know under whatever trials we may be placed, we need be under no painful anxiety, for God will be our protector and our friend.

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