Strength

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. – Ephesians 6:10 (NIV)

Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. – Ephesians 6:10 (KJV)

One verse, two Bible translations. I like them both and couldn’t decide which to use, so I’ll use both. It’s a powerful way to begin the close the book of Ephesians, a letter addressed to a church. If you ever get the chance to read the six chapters, it’s worth the read.

If you remember anything from reading Ephesians this is the ‘above all else’ verse. The Lord, the one above all else, the creator of our world who gently placed every star in place, delights in you. He delights in me. He is strong and mighty but also gentle and faithful – always.

Don’t think for a moment longer that He doesn’t care about you, because he truly does. Take a moment to take that in… Read more of the Bible and seek out the strength of this truth. Find a Christian author who has written of their experiences in this truth and listen to the words of Christian music that express this truth. In His presence you will find strength.

Father, thank you for the strength You pour out to us through Your Word, through the inspiration of others and through Your Truth in music that is so freely available to us. Help us to be strong in Your power and might. Amen

© Chrissy Siggee 2019

Scripture Verses used are from the New International and the King James Versions of the Bible

Archived in Christian Devotions at Riverside Peace

 

10 thoughts on “Strength

  1. Yes, praise God for his messengers–those who wrote the scriptures, those who write the songs and books (and blogs!), those who speak His word, that keep our attention focused on God, our all-powerful Source of help/strength for whatever we face (Psalm 121:1-2). P.S. Thank you for becoming a follower of my blog, From the Inside Out. I pray you’ll find encouragement there whenever you’re able to visit!

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