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I Like My Pity Party! Let Me Stay...

Updated: Sep 14, 2023

The other day I was not in a good mood. My emotions were all over the place. I glanced over at my Bible, but to tell you the truth I wanted to sit in my pity party I was having. Anybody ever had one of those moments. I wanted to think my down and out, woe is me, pity, pity, don’t you see me Lord was going to make me feel better than picking up the Word. I knew better. So, I picked up my Bible and, in this moment, I really needed the Lord to lead me because I did not know where to start. Whenever I am feeling the pity come on, I usually go to Psalms so that is where I went. I laid open my Bible and I flipped through a few pages until I felt in my spirit where I needed to stop. There it was, Psalm 136 in all it’s glory! I read it out loud and with every line I felt lighter and lighter. That’s the living Word for ya! I looked up mercy on and I saw these translations: deeds of devotion, faithfulness, favor, good, kindness, loyal deeds, mercy, righteousness, unchanging love. MY GOD!!! I begin to change out mercy with the translations and I was excited!

  • His deeds of devotion endures forever!

  • His faithfulness endures forever!

  • His unchanging love endures forever!

…and it is towards me, it’s towards you! His mercy endures means that God does NOT give up on us. As I was reading, I started to hear an old song that I really never sang a lot but the Lord brought it to me. All I know is I heard the lyrics, “Don’t give up on God, cause He won’t give on you.”

I was totally refreshed after this. This was another reminder that resting in the Lord through thanksgiving is a powerful weapon. We must use it daily. Thanksgiving is the will of God concerning us (1 Thessalonians 5:18). Remember:

  • Your life may be in shambles, BUT His mercy endures forever!

  • The world looks like a whole hot mess, BUT His mercy endures forever!

  • You may not be where you want to be right now, BUT His mercy endures forever!

  • You may have everything you ever dreamed of, STILL, His mercy endures forever!

  • You may be hurting in ways that others don’t know about, HIS MERCY ENDURES FOREVER!

Girl, you are LOVED INDEED by the MASTER, JESUS CHRIST our KING! Rest…

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