Lord Has Not Forgotten You
49:15-16 â€œCan a woman forget her nursing child, that she should have no
compassion on the son of her womb? Even these may forget, yet I will not forget
you. Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are
continually before me.
of the loneliest places and the valleys of our lives can make us think that we
have been forgotten by God.
God constantly reminds us that He remembers us and is with us. The engravement
of our names on His palms tells us that we are etched permanently in His mind.
of our church members was informed by her company's HR earlier this year that
she had been put to the axe as part of the retrenchment exercise. She felt
angry and disappointed, and found herself in a valley point of her life. In
that valley place, she recalled God's goodness and faithfulness, and His peace
started to flood into her spirit. It was then that she prayed that in her new
job, she would not have to work overtime and not have time for church and doing
after, God opened the door for a new job that had exactly what she asked
you find yourself in a place of isolation or a valley, be patient. He has not
forgotten you, He remembers you and He has a perfect time for everything.
Often times God demonstrates His faithfulness in
adversity by providing for us what we need to survive. He does not change our
painful circumstances. He sustains us through them. Charles