A godly and biblically-based devotional to help people with their faith and confidence; to encourage, educate, and inform. Come everyday for inspiration. Almost everybody is going through something and you can get through it with Jesus. I am a witness to that fact. Never give up on the great blessings God already has lined up for you. Jeremiah 29:11 says, 'He knows the plans He has for you, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.'
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The sun and The Son
"The sun will come out tomorrow. Bet your bottom dollar that tomorrow there'll be sun."
I think most of us know those are some of the lyrics from the Broadway play (and movie), Annie. Annie is the fictional story of a girl named Annie who starts out in a bad way regarding her family situation. She lives in an orphanage and is treated harshly by the woman who runs it. I could only imagine what a trying time that is for Annie. The loneliness of not having a family along with the uncertainty of a great future. Yet she doesn't give up hope. She ends up getting adopted by a loving wealthy family who falls in love with her. Finally, her joy comes at last. Didn't she say the sun would come out tomorrow?
We have to speak that thing. Speak what we want in the atmosphere. There's power in that. There's faith in that. Say what you want or sing it. Just get it out there. When we speak it, we're more liable to walk it out.
Thus, I'm here to remind you that the sun will come out tomorrow, because joy comes in the morning (Psalm 30:5b). So if you're faced with a challenging situation, I understand. And I've come with good news that things will get better. And your situation is temporary. Believe it -- believe in the sun as you would believe in the Son, Jesus Christ. Then watch how He turns your challenge into triumph.
Just continue to speak faith, then watch for the sun, then watch for the Son.
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