Miss. Martha 3

Posted on July 30, 2019 by America's Keswick in Victory Call

Today is the final chapter of Martha’s vignette. What we’ve been given is a glimpse into the possible life of many a believer –maybe even you. For me, this snapshot has been a serious hug from God. Only a loving Father cares enough to teach us, rebuke or correct us and then draw near enough to allow us to lean way, way in and rest our weary repentant and sorrowful heads in and under the shadow of His Wings.

Psalms 36:6-8 speaks to us of God from history pasts, “How precious is your steadfast love, O God! The children of mankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings. They feast on the abundance of your house, and You give them drink from the river of Your delights.” The Message, -a Scripture paraphrase- sets the pen to paper in a way that is full of description.
“God’s love is meteoric, his loyalty astronomic, His purpose titanic, his verdicts oceanic. Yet in his largeness nothing gets lost. Not a man, not a mouse, slips through the cracks. How exquisite your love, O God! How eager we are to run under your wings, to eat our fill at the banquet you spread as you fill our tankards with Eden spring water” Psalms 36:5-8.

Dear sisters we don’t have to be thirsty or hungry! Let’s invite Him who is the Bread of Life into our day. Let’s taste and see that He, the Lord, is good.

Who but God is big enough to be all and everything we need…to…be? Who but God can take our time and somehow multiply it, to enable us to accomplish all that He will impress upon us as important? “Search me, O God, and know my heart! Try me and know my thoughts! And see if there be any grievous way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting!”

Psalms 19:23-24
“Investigate my life, O God, find out everything about me; Cross-examine and test me, get a clear picture of what I’m about; see for Yourself whether I’ve done anything wrong then guide me on the road to eternal life.” The Message Paraphrase

Remember we serve a God who is, “able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power in us” Ephesians 3:20.

My Question For You:

Will you allow God to try you concerning the time you are given?


Written by Stephanie Paul: Stephanie served on staff at America’s Keswick as Women of Character Director. She is married to Sesky; together they have 2 adult children. 

Think About This: “The purest joy in the world is joy in Christ Jesus. When the Spirit is poured down, His people get very near and clear views of the Lord Jesus. They eat His flesh and drink His blood. They come to a personal cleaving to the Lord. They taste that the Lord is gracious. His blood and righteousness appear infinitely perfect, full, and free to their souls. They sit under His shadow with great delight. They rest in the cleft of the rock. Their defense is the munitions of rocks. They lean on the Beloved. They find infinite strength in Him for the use of their soul – grace for grace – all they can need in any hour of trial and suffering to the very end.” – Robert Murray McCheyne

The Daily Bible Reading: Psalms 51-53, Acts 20:17-38| You can download our 2018 Daily Bible Reading Plan by clicking here

This Week’s Verse to Memorize: Lord, You will establish peace for us, for You have also done all our works in us.” – Isaiah 26:12

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the doctrinal and theological views held by America’s Keswick.

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