Have faith in God!

Scripture reading for June 11th:  Ezra 6-8, Acts 27

Key Scriptures:  Acts 27:22-25  “Yet now I urge you to take heart, for there will be no loss of life among you, but only of the ship.  For this very night there stood before me an angel of the God to whom I belong and whom I worship, and he said, ‘Do not be afraid, Paul; you must stand before Caesar.  And behold, God has granted you all those who sail with you.  So take heart, men, for I have faith in God that it will be exactly as I have been told.” 

Paul was aboard a ship caught in a terrible storm.  All despaired of life, expecting to drown at sea.  But Paul was visited by an angel who gave him a Word from God.  All would be saved but the ship would be lost.  They were not to be afraid!

Ezra 8:22-23 “For I was ashamed to ask the king for a band of soldiers and horsemen to protect us against the enemy on our way; since we had told the king, “The hand of our God is for good on all who seek Him, and the power of His wrath is against all who forsake Him.”  So we fasted and implored our God for this, and He listened to our entreaty.”  

Prayer:  Lord, thank You for listening to the prayers of your people.  You are awesome and we have faith in Your Word.  Amen.

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