When God Steps in as "Husband"
- Thursday, January 14, 2010
Yes, those verses may just sound like words at first. But when you get to know intimately the One who said those words, they become words more personal and precious than you can imagine.
Are you still waiting for a godly man to come into your life? If so, let God be the Man. He wants to be the One to husband you. He wants to be the One that you depend on and look to first to be your Provider, Protector, Comforter and Friend. He is, after all, the Only One on this earth who is truly able to say "I will never leave you" (hebrews 13:5). He is the Only One who is able to say to you "I have loved you with an everlasting love…" (jeremiah 31:3) and He is the Only One who was able to go to the grave and back to get you for His own (romans 5:8).
Trust the One who knows your whole history when it comes to relationships—the loves you've longed for, and those you've lost. And realize that the God of this universe—who knows all about your flaws and your failures, your worries and your weaknesses—still chooses to love you and call you His bride.
Cindi McMenamin is a national speaker and the author of several books, including ‘Letting God Meet Your Emotional Needs' and ‘When Women Walk Alone.' For more on her ministry, see her website: www.strengthforthesoul.com.
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