is a great encouragement to know that God is always in control
regardless of how hopeless we may sometimes feel. The Lord is
have the sun rise every morning and faithful to have the earth
that every living thing can continue to live. I encourage you to
God's faithfulness whenever the enemy tries to discourage you and
just like how God is faithful to have the sun rise and the earth
He will be faithful to meet your needs as well. The Lord promises
guide, guard and give you your hearts desires because of your
faith in Him. (Psalm 23:2-4) (Psalm 34:7) (Psalm 37:4)
This is a really encouraging story that shows how God is always
with us in
good times and in bad. He is there to laugh with us when we laugh
comfort us when we feel low. I hope you'll be encouraged by this
message and remember that God is with you no matter what you may
through in your life. (Ecclesiastes 3:4) (Psalm 118:6-8)
ANGEL AT THE BUS STOP
There was still a steady rain when Amee trudged into the shelter
bus stop that evening. Sitting heavily on the bench, she stared at
gutter, and wondered when things would ever change. So much had
she felt she was slowly being crushed inside. The physical therapy
the auto accident was only supposed to be for a couple weeks. The
had stretched to months, and although she could walk now, she
for balance on her steps, and the numbing ache still robbed her of
most nights. Her broken collarbone still ached too, when it
today. Her stomach growled, and she grimaced at the thought of
the medications were ruining her appetite. She was so tired of
So tired of being tired. Amee sat lost in thought, as the rain
steadily off the awning.
Suddenly, Amee was aware of white service shoes in front of her
vision. Startled, she followed the sturdy uniform-clad legs up to
pudgy tan hands clasped around an ample waist within a bright blue
shirt. She looked up into a pair of crinkled-rimmed kind brown
realized a woman was speaking to her.
"Ya all right, honey?" she was saying. Without warning, Amee burst
tears. In seconds, the woman had stepped close, and pulled Amee's
her ample bosom, and held her quietly close. The moment passed,
straightened up, apologizing profusely through her tears.
"Stop Amee," said the soft voice. "God knows when we're drowning,
His touch. The sun will come out again for you." Gently she kissed
forehead, and turned to walk away.
"Wait!" cried Amee, "How did you know my name?!"
"God knows all His children by name, child."
As Amee blinked in astonishment, the bus arrived, blocking her
she stood up, shaking her head, the voice came again. At the same
as the breaking sunbeams. In the mist steaming off the pavement,
distinctly heard, "He knows you needed to be held in His arms, for
moment. To hear His heartbeat. He sent me to wrap you in it
What a great encouragement it should be to every believer to know
God who created the universe, the sun, the moon and the stars
much about you that He has carved your name on the palms of His
loves you just as you are and wants you to know that even though
may come to you; Joy will come in the morning. (Isaiah 49:16)
Let this story be a simple reminder that God is always with you
of the storms of life, and wants you to know that the sun will
upon your life and overshadow every obstacle that you had to go
Read and meditate on these scriptures:
Psalm 34:6-9 "I cried out to the Lord in my suffering, and He
heard me. He
set me free from all my fears. For the angel of the Lord guards
fear Him, and he rescues them. Taste and see that the Lord is
good. Oh, the
joys of those who trust in Him! Let the Lord's people show Him
for those who honor Him will have all they need."
Joshua 1:9 "I command you-be strong and courageous! Do not be
discouraged. For the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."
Psalm 28:6-8 "Praise the Lord! For He has heard my cry for mercy.
is my strength, my shield from every danger. I trust in Him with
heart. He helps me, and my heart is filled with joy. I burst out
of thanksgiving. The Lord protects His people and gives victory to
Psalm 30:1-5 "I will praise you, Lord, for you have rescued me.
to let my enemies triumph over me. O Lord my God, I cried out to
help, and you restored my health. You brought me up from the
grave, O Lord.
You kept me from falling into the pit of death. Sing to the Lord,
godly ones! Praise His holy name. His anger lasts for a moment,
favor lasts a lifetime! Weeping may go on all night, but joy comes
All scriptures can be found in the New Living Translation.
In Christ Service,
Gods Work Ministry