How do you feel when loneliness surrounds you? We’ve all experienced times when it seems like a black cloud of loneliness descends, even if only for a short time. We may have even felt the pangs of loneliness as if we were invisible, even in a crowd of people.
Please welcome, Grace Fox, career missionary, popular Bible teacher, and author of 12 books. She’s a member of the “First 5” writing team (P31Ministries), and co-host of the podcast “Your Daily Bible Verse.” Her guest post today offers great biblical promises for holding onto hope in the storms of life.
Some things you never forget. The phone call in the middle of the night. The sound of heavy steps in the hallway and a door closing. The noise of a car door opening and shutting, and the hum of our Chevrolet sedan whispering the truth through my open window as our car backed out of the driveway into the street. Then silence. But sleep wouldn’t come again for a while. My eyes might try to close, but imagination would pry them open with invisible toothpicks: Who is it this time, Lord? A baby? A mother, father, teenager, child?
Have you ever needed prayer for comfort? We all have, at one time or another. And we all know someone or have heard of others who desperately need peace and comfort in their lives right now.
Most of us count our blessings–the usual ones. But what if God decides to send some rather unexpected blessings?