Part 2: Chapter 2 – Day 5: Eternal Redemption

Today at my dear friend Anna’s site, God renewed a poem I wrote several years ago. He brought it full-circle for me in this season of transition and redemption. I would love to have you join us for Part 2, Chapter 2, Day 5 of our book, “Arise and Shine: Beloved You Are Mine.”

Arise & Shine

Welcome to Day 5 of Chapter 1 of Part 2 from Arise and Shine. Today, Bettie is sharing a personal story about prayer and God’s redemption. The devotional includes a beautiful prayer and a link to a song that communicates the beauty of God’s eternal redemption.

“I will restore to you the years
that the swarming locust has eaten,
the hopper, the destroyer, and the cutter,
my great army, which I sent among you.

“You shall eat in plenty and be satisfied,
and praise the name of the Lord your God,
who has dealt wondrously with you.
And my people shall never again be put to shame.

“You shall know that I am in the midst of Israel,
and that I am the Lord your God and there is none else.
And my people shall never again be put to shame.” Joel 2:25-27 ESV

In the wandering…

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4 thoughts on “Part 2: Chapter 2 – Day 5: Eternal Redemption

  1. When I read this line from scripture “I will restore to you the years
    that the swarming locust has eaten,” – I remember my growing up years – and how I felt those swarming locusts but for God I don’t know where I would be today – because He hedged me, sustained me and protected me.

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    1. Amen, Maryleigh, He is so faithful to restore those years. I love how you said that, “He hedged me, sustained me, and protected me.” We just don’t realize until we look back, all of the ways that He was caring for us. Blessings and love to you dear friend.

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  2. I loved your post. I tried to leave a comment on the other blog but it wouldn’t accept my password. Argh! Anyhow — as so often happens with your posts, I read this at a time when I needed it most. I have been striving too much and trusting too little lately. Thank you for the reminder to slow down and trust in him.

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    1. Dear Lisa, Oh I am so sorry about the password glitch! Thank you for reading and commenting here still! I am so very blessed that God brought His encouragement through these words. He really does keep reminding me too, to slow and trust Him more. Sometimes I think I am such a slow learner! But even then, He is just so patient. Love and blessings to you dear sister.

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