“When you pass through waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze. For I am the Lord, your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior.”
I don’t think that any believer feels God’s presence every moment of every day. But, it is comforting to know that He is with us every step of the way; that is faith. I remember a time
when I was going through a difficult period in my life. I did not have the complete support of my family, which can sometimes magnify the situation. As difficult as it was, I knew God was
with me and that I was going to be fine. Does this verse mean that if I play with fire I won’t get burned? Of course not. Does it mean that I can sail a ship during a hurricane and not drown?
Nope. I do believe that God is letting us know that no matter what is going on in our lives, good or bad, He is with us and supports us 100%. God does not wish bad things on us and
doesn’t like to see us suffer. What a blessing to know that I have Him to lean on every second of the day and to know that I am not alone.
FATHER, THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE FOR ME. IT CAN BE VERY DIFFICULT LIVING IN THIS EARTHLY SUIT. LIFE IS NOT EASY, BUT IT IS COMFORTING TO KNOW THAT YOU ARE HOLDING MY HAND. THANK YOU. AMEN.
– Shared by a church member