> DEVOTION OF THE MONTH - MARCH 2013
|DEVOTION OF THE MONTH - MARCH 2013
long day at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo with my five year old
grandson, the concert was over and it was time to go home.
He had a blast during the day; riding rides,
playing games, eating junk food and watching the rodeo.
However, once the concert started he fell
fast asleep and now it was time to go home.
He was sleeping peacefully as I picked him up, and started the long walk
down the ramps and to the parking lot shuttle.
By the time I got to the end of the line to wait on the shuttle my arms
ached and I had broken a pretty good sweat.
As I settled into the line I noticed a petit little lady in front of me
holding a sleepy boy of her own.
looked like she was about to drop.
our eyes met, and I saw the weariness in her eyes, I acknowledged my sentiments
with her and said, "They get heavy don't they!”
after that remark I remembered what Isaiah had to say about weariness when he
stated, "Do you not know? Have you not
heard? The LORD is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth.
He will not grow tired or weary,and his understanding no one can fathom. He
gives strength to the wearyand increases the power of the weak. Even youths grow tired and weary,and
young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the LORD will renew their
They will soar on wings like eagles;
they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. Isaiah
learned was though we get physically tired, our muscles drained of their power,
our nerves at their very end, we have a God who knows our frailty and is there
to support us when we put our hope in Him.
We serve such a great God.
Bible tells us our Father knows every hair on our head, he knew us before we
were born, he formed us in our mothers womb, he is our staff to lean on and our
strength in time of weakness.
the Apostle Paul says that in our weakness we are made strong.
Hope is a powerful antidote to
I know if I want to feel
stronger, run longer, and walk further, I just need to put my faith in the God
who made the universe and my hope in the One who never gets tired.