“Anxiety in a person’s heart weighs it down, but a good word cheers it up.” ~Proverbs 12:25 CSB
Yolanda and I face many challenges in our ministry in the marriage community. We talk to couples all the time teaching strategies on how to overcome obstacles on the journey through marriages. There are times when these sessions end with question marks.
We may not hear from a couple we were working with. We ask ourselves, “Did we do this right? Are we doing God’s will in our ministry work?” And then we get our answer. We either hear from that couple or at least one spouse from that couple and they say, “We are still in prayer for our marriage, but I am better because the strategies I’ve learned from the two of you, have given me a better relationship with the Lord. And it is through Him I am strengthened.”
That was the Word of God through one He seeded through us. We care so much about the couples we talk with that it weighs heavy on us the future outcome of their marriages. But we had to learn that we have to be in position to provide the ‘good Word’, where God is the only One who can seed the healing of ‘cheer’, hope and strength.
As we journey on in our Christian lives it is important to remember that the more we are given knowledge from God about Him and His power, it becomes our duty to pass on that wisdom to those that are ‘weighed down’. Yes, even when we ourselves are weighed down; we still stand as a light for others to provide the hope that God has given us to pass on.
And then one day, God will reveal to you the fruits of your labor in the name of the Son. And in doing so, He will lift what weighs you down. Trust Him to do what He said He would do. And be proud and honored that He chose you for such a mission in hope.
May God keep you close in His protection and provide you the strength and wisdom you need as you continue your journey in Jesus name, Amen
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Authors Billy & Yolanda
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