Psalms 55:22 (ESV)
22 Cast your burden on the LORD, and he will sustain you; He will never permit the righteous to be moved.
Sustain, did you know the same Hebrew word, kul, is translated as provide, provided, nourished, food, provisions, held, contain, hold, endure, and enclosed? On this Monday, which word do you need?
Do you need provide? God will provide for your situation. No, I don’t know what the situation is, but I know Him. I know He has created planets, oceans, solar systems, and humanity. He knows how to create what you need today.
Do you need provided? No they are not the same. One is a reassurance He will, and the other is a reminder He has. Don’t look at your present problem through the lens of today. Look at it through the lens of what God has done for you. If He did it once, He will do it again!
Do you need nourished, food, provisions? He will feed the hungry soul, the empty stomach, and the sorrowful spirit. Maybe you need something today, He will provide, but maybe, He is asking you to be the one to speak into a hungry soul today? Maybe there is an empty stomach your resources can fill. Is there someone hurting that you can try their tears? He does through His people!
Do you need held today? His shoulders are strong enough to carry our burdens. To comfort our pain. To silence our fears. He held you before the sun rose, and He will hold you in the moon’s glow!
Do you need Him to contain something today? Bring your sin, your problem, your hurt, your fears, and your questions to Him today. You will find peace for your soul.
Lastly, do you need to endure, and to be enclosed today? Trust Him, and you will endure! Call on Him, and He will see that you are enclosed today like a plant in a greenhouse. Flourishing regardless of the outside circumstances. Pastor Denny Livingston has said many times, we are part of God’s economy, not this world’s!.
Today, let Him sustain you. Whatever form you need. He has a Word for you today, and that Word is Hope, Life, and Peace for your souls!