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“For I the LORD thy God will hold thy right hand, saying unto thee, Fear not; I will help thee.” Isaiah 41:13 My devotional book this morning was based on this scripture and what the author had written seemed very pertinent to what we are going through at this time. She said that in time of change we must learn to let go of some things and put them in the hands of the Lord. • Our loved ones. If you are like me, you have family in different parts of the country that you are concerned about. We keep…

In the second year of King Saul’s reign, 1 Samuel 13:5 states, “the Philistines gathered themselves together to fight with Israel.” The Philistines outnumbered Israel; they had 30000 chariots, 6000 horsemen, and a multitude gathered together on the shoreline. Israel had 3,000 men—in the beginning. However, the Israelites were so scared, they hid behind rocks, thickets, and some fled to Jordan. Their numbers almost vanished, in a moment, because of fear. The 600 men who remained with King Saul and Jonathan were trembling; definitely not the mighty men one would hope for to fight for your freedom. God’s posture for…

“The Lord himself with fight for you. Just stay calm.” Exodus 14:14 We live in a day and age where we don’t usually have to literally step onto the battlefield and war for what is rightfully ours. We aren’t bloodied and bruised from the fight, and we certainly (hopefully) don’t carry swords and shields with us for protection. We do fight spiritually though, whether we realize it or not. We can pray, worship, intercede and storm the gates of Hell – but we still sometimes need God to fight FOR us. There are some things that are simply beyond our…