A Prayer for When the Rogue Waves of Life Hit
By: Meg Bucher
“His mercy extends to those who fear him, from generation to generation.” – Luke 1:50 NIV
After an attractive time out on the water, we headed to the island for dinner. On the means, our Great Lake threw us a shock, because it has been recognized to do. Though the water was flat and calm, my daughters, niece, and I have been all of a sudden staring straight at an enormous wave! The set of three rogue waves caught all of us off guard, and the water spilled over the bow and down by means of the relaxation of the boat.
Soaked, shocked, and somewhat scared, three younger faces checked out me to gauge my response.
In conditions like that, we don’t all the time have time to compose ourselves. The pure state of our soul bleeds proper out of our facial expressions. However, God granted me supernatural calm, sufficient to permit me to consolation my youngest daughter’s fears, and return her to her seat in the entrance of the boat.
“His mercy flows in wave after wave on those who are in awe before him.” Luke 1:50 MSG
Rogue waves can change our life immediately, irrespective of how ready we predict we’re to face the day forward of us. We can know the climate report, see out on the horizon, and really feel the wind, however it gained’t cease each rogue wave from splashing into our lives. No matter how a lot we wish to suppose we’re in management, God is the just one whose hand is on all. The solely factor we are able to do is search His perspective every day by means of His residing Word. When we do this, he prepares our souls for what we can not see coming our means.
Let’s pray at present for God’s perspective for when the rogue waves of life hit:
Help us to remain grounded in the reality of Your Word, and Your Word, alone. Let us not look to information experiences and climate forecasts and the remaining phrase, however all the time go away room for You to maneuver in our lives. We pray to see life from Your perspective.
Just like waves usually are available units of three, Your grace falls on us, wave after wave. When we’re shocked by what the day has given us, assist us to embrace the grace Jesus died to grant us. No matter what we encounter, He is with us. Nothing can snatch us from His hand.
Some days, we’re left drenched and shocked, however there’s all the time an abundance of grace by which our Savior embraces us. Each time, we get again up by His energy. Not simply to get by one other day, however to reside it to the full. Father, thank You for defending us, saving us, and defending us. In methods we are going to by no means know or understand, You go earlier than us to organize the means.
Thank you for the means you faithfully care for us, encouraging us in occasions of trial and calming our very souls in a means we couldn’t. Today, we re-submit the state of our souls to You. In any means wherein we’ve got tried to take management of totally different areas of our lives, forgive us. May our lives convey honor and glory to your title, even when our lives are soaked and pummeled from rogue waves. Bless and shield us, Father, from what solely You can see coming today… and every single day.
In Jesus Name,
Meg Bucher writes about on a regular basis life inside the love of Christ as an creator, freelance author and blogger at Sunny&80. Her first guide, “Friends with Everyone,” is obtainable on amazon.com. She earned a Marketing/PR diploma from Ashland University, however stepped out of the enterprise world to remain at residence and lift her two daughters. Besides writing, she leads a Bible Study for Women and serves as a Youth Ministry chief in her neighborhood. She lives in Northern Ohio together with her husband, Jim, and two daughters.
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