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For the past week I have been thinking about a devotion I wrote several months ago and I wanted to repost it today becuase I feel like it is going to minister to someone. There have been times in my life when I think my best days have already happened. Have you ever felt like that? The Coronavirus pandemic has put a hold on a lot of dreams and goals and has caused grief and disappointment in many of our lives. If you feel stunted by the effects of Covid-19, you’re not alone. Just remember: There is no future in…

“I will love thee, O LORD, my strength. The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.” Psalm 18:1-2 David wrote this Psalm of thanksgiving unto the Lord for delivering Him from His enemies.  He used many adjectives to describe what God meant to him. He had been pursued by Saul, and at times felt like there was no victory in sight. But he knew that it was God’s plan for him to be king of Israel,…

“And of Asher he said, Let Asher be blessed with children; let him be acceptable to his brethren, and let him dip his foot in oil. Thy shoes shall be iron and brass; and as thy days, so shall thy strength be.” Deuteronomy 33:24-25. In Chapter 33 of Deuteronomy, Moses is pronouncing blessings upon each of the tribes of Israel.  After leading them for many years, he is now about to be taken away from them.  He makes predictions and promises about what awaits them in the future. I like the last phrase of his prophecy to Asher: “As thy…