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HomeWord - Jan. 1, 2007

  • 2007 Jan 01
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How Close is God? 
This devotional was written by Jim Burns

The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; Do not be discouraged. — Deuteronomy 31:8     


How close is God? God is closer than your breath and closer than your skin. Philippians 4:5 tells us to never forget the nearness of your God. How much does he care for you? Scripture reminds us:

He knows our names (John 10:3).

He numbers the hairs on our head (Matthew 10:30).

He counts the steps of our feet (Job 14:16).

He bottles the tears from our eyes (Psalm 56:8, RSV).

He holds our right hand in His hand (Psalm 73:23).

He supplies all our needs (Philippians 4:19).
       

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GOING DEEPER:

1. Memorize Deuteronomy 31:8

2. List five struggles in your life and then write out how today's devotional applies to each.

FURTHER READING:

Psalm 116:5-7,12-14


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