May Your Unfailing Love Be With Us
Date: April 14, 2023
I use the BLESS method every morning for my devotional.
B - Bible Verse
L - Listen for God's Word and pray
E - Explore the History and meaning
S - Study and savor the Key Words or Phrases
S - Summarize and Share
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B - Bible Verse - Psalm 33:22 (NIV) - "May your unfailing love be with us, Lord, even as we put our hope in you."
L - Listen for God's Word and pray - Dear God, help me to trust in your unfailing love, knowing that it is always with me. As I read and meditate on this verse, guide me in putting my hope in you alone, and not in anything else. Help me to surrender all of my worries and anxieties to you, knowing that you will never leave or forsake me. Amen.
E - Explore the History and meaning - This verse was most likely written by King David and is a prayer for God's unfailing love to be with us as we put our hope in Him. He acknowledges that the only true source of hope is found in the Lord, and that His love for us never fails. This verse encourages us to put our trust in God, no matter what we are going through, and to rest in the assurance that He is with us.
S - Study and savor the Key Words or Phrases -
"Unfailing love" - This phrase emphasizes the steadfast and enduring nature of God's love for us. It is a love that never fails, no matter what we do or where we go.
"Put our hope in you" - This phrase highlights the importance of placing our trust and confidence in God, rather than in anything or anyone else.
"May your love be with us" - This phrase is a request for God's love to be present in our lives, guiding and directing us each day.
"Lord" - This word acknowledges God's sovereignty and authority over our lives.
S - Summarize and Share - So, what does all of this mean for us today? It means that no matter what we face, we can trust in God's unfailing love and faithfulness. It means that even in the midst of uncertainty, we can have peace knowing that God is in control and that He cares for us deeply. When we feel afraid or overwhelmed, we can find refuge in Him and rest in His arms. When we don't know what to do or where to turn, we can seek His guidance and wisdom, knowing that He will never lead us astray. And when we feel lost or alone, we can remember that God is always with us, watching over us, and guiding us on the path of life.
So today, let's take comfort in the truth of Psalm 33:22. Let's trust in God's love, and let's seek His guidance in all that we do. Let's rest in His arms and find peace in His presence. And let's share this truth with others, so that they too may find hope and strength in God's unfailing love.
Bible Cross References - Psalm 147:11, Isaiah 40:31, Romans 5:5, 1 Corinthians 13:13.