Helplessly Dependent on God Our Helper ~ Grace & Truth Linkup (Week 39)

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“God is our refuge, God is our strength. A very present help in trouble!”

This praise chorus based on Psalm 46:1 sometimes hovers in my mind when I’m facing times of trouble.

How good our God is to be our refuge and our strength!

How kind He is to be present. God with us, never leaving us nor forsaking us.

And not just in an absentminded, “I’m here in body but I’m really kind of distracted” kind of way.

Oh no, not my God. He’s not just present. He’s very present.

He is our very present Helper.

I don’t know about you, but it comforts my heart to read these words of His and claim the promise they hold for me.

There’s an added measure of amazement for this God of ours when I have a chance to observe the testimony of one who has plunged to unimaginable depths of grief, only to rise again and bear witness of God’s faithfulness through it all.

Lisa, writer at True and Faithful, is one of these dear women bearing a broken heart God is healing, with wounds He has bound as only He can.

You’ll be blessed by her testimony of God’s help, and you’ll be inspired to depend on Him more fully, whether you’re in a season of joy or one of sorrow.

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Lisa, you show great courage by sharing of the depths of your grief and the heights of God’s faithfulness. Thank you for sharing transparently with us, that we might be encouraged to depend wholly on our Savior in times of joy and times of sorrow. Feel free to grab this “I’ve Been Featured” button for your blog as our way of saying, “Thank you.”

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5 thoughts on “Helplessly Dependent on God Our Helper ~ Grace & Truth Linkup (Week 39)

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  2. Tai East

    So great to visit and link-up with you today, Jennifer! Your words are comforting and true, sweet Sister! Hope you’ll stop by and link-up with me today as well! Peace and many blessings to you, Love! 🙂

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  3. Lisa Appelo @TrueandFaithful.net

    Jennifer,
    Thank you so much for featuring the piece on helpless dependence on God. I so hope that this will encourage someone who is in that vulnerable place right now know that total dependence on God is a good place to be. Thank you for hosting every week! I’m happy to connect with you and look forward to seeing what everyone is posting!

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