Daily Devotion: April 20

John‬ ‭4:49-53

“The nobleman said to Him, “Sir, come down before my child dies!” Jesus said to him, “Go your way; your son lives.” So the man believed the word that Jesus spoke to him, and he went his way. And as he was now going down, his servants met him and told him, saying, “Your son lives!” Then he inquired of them the hour when he got better. And they said to him, “Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him.” So the father knew that it was at the same hour in which Jesus said to him, “Your son lives.” And he himself believed, and his whole household.”
Oftentimes we come to a crossroad in life where from a human perspective, things look impossible, or we need to make a difficult decision and feel that we are alone. Whatever the circumstance is; a marriage issue, family and kids situation, a sickness, financial troubles, bills, college tuition, and so on so forth, faith in Jesus is the solution. Married or single, Christ wants to be our all in all and wants to meet us in our difficulty. We all have been in desperate situations where we needed God's intervention because it was humanly impossible. Often, we forget His present help and feel there is no way this difficulty or situation can pass, or we see no way out of life’s problem, when in fact, God is calling us to faith and is ready to meet us at our  crossroad.

Without faith it is impossible to please God but with faith all things are possible. If we are at a crossroad, we need go to the cross and Jesus will tell you “Go your way, your: ”
        ◦       Son is healed
        ◦       Marriage is restored
        ◦       Child is restored
        ◦       I will meet your financial needs
        ◦       Work situation will change
        ◦       ...

Not being presumptuous here but we have seen the goodness of God in the land of the living and all can attest to the fact that He is our provider and present help in time of need. The nobleman had faith and Christ met him at his crossroad and wants to meet us at our crossroad.

 “So he answered and said to me: ‘This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,’ Says the LORD of hosts.’ Zechariah‬ ‭4:6

God is calling us to faith and not striving because He wants to meet us in our circumstances. He encourages us in the word to “come boldly to the throne of grace to obtain mercy and grace in time of need. Can we all join hands and go to the cross?

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