by Dr. Charles Stanley
In Touch Daily Devotional
Encouragement for Every Season of Life
Spring, summer, fall, and winter-such are the seasons of the year. Have you noticed that life also has its seasons? Some are filled with joy, others with difficulty. Take comfort that there is a single principle from the Bible to encourage and sustain you in every season: the faithfulness of God.
We learn about God's faithfulness from passages like 1 Corinthians 1:9 where Paul says, "God is faithful, through whom you were called into fellowship with His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord." To say that God is faithful means He always does exactly what He says He will do. God will keep His promises to you and will be with you in all seasons. (Hebrews 13:5) No matter how deep, how dark, how depressing, how hopeless, or how good things seem, the heavenly Father is with you through every single circumstance. So embrace these three truths in every season:
God will be faithful to you because it is His very nature. (Psalm 36:5)
God knows all about your situation; you are never alone in any season of life. (Psalm 139:1)
God is almighty, so He has the power to meet every single need, and He knows how to move you through the seasons of your life. (Rom. 8:28)
Hold onto this fact: You will change and seasons will change, but God is always the same. He won't fail you, He won't waver on you, and He won't vary. Neither will He forget you today-He is with you always. Great is His faithfulness!
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