Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Tues., 11/24/15 Devotion (1 Chron. 20:8)

Today's encouragement comes from 1 Chronicles 20:8, where we read these words:

"These were born to the giant in Gath, and they fell by the hand of David and by the hand of his servants."

What problems do we have, that were (and are) "born" of the "giants" that have harassed us (perhaps for years)? Whatever they are, they may fall at the feet of King Jesus, the true and ultimate "David." Even as David, the lad, slew Goliath, the experienced soldier—so it is that all sincere Christian churchmen overwhelm God's enemies, through our faith in Jesus.

Our good and holy God allows "big" troubles to assail us, so as to show us just how great He truly is.  “The bigger they are, the harder they fall”—and no enemy of the true church can stand before Christ, the conquering Sovereign of all.

[Puritan quote of the day: "In heaven the saints rest with Him [God], on earth they walk with Him.” —Thomas Watson, in, "A Body of Divinity"]