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Thursday, February 16, 2012

A Dose of Truth


I am reading a new devotional book by Nancy Guthrie called the One Year book of Hope.
Today's reading was titled "Telling Yourself the Truth" When I struggle with doubts or fears or just life in general... I need truth... not my version of truth, not the worlds version of truth but God's truth.

"Truth soothes our fears, changes our feelings and shapes our thoughts"

Some helpful truths I read today

You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways  Psalm139:3

for all my ways are known to you Psalm 119:168b

He knows me, he knows my weaknesses...when I think about someone who knows me well it would be my husband...but God knows me even better than him..there is no hiding who I really am from God...he already knows...I find that comforting
If I rise on the wings of dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, even there your right hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast  Psalm 139:9-10

No matter where I am or what I am going through He is there, guiding me, holding me fast

You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in you  Isaiah 26:3

There is peace avaliable when I focus on His truths..must reorient my thinking once again

6 comments:

Creations By Cindy said...

I am so thankful that our Lord is with us each and every step we take. Hugs and blessings, Cindy

Sassy Granny ... said...

What a wonderful means of transforming the mind! Nothing like a bath of truth to send the doubts & taunts to flight.

Nancy said...

Thanking you for reminding us that it's essential to bath our minds in the truth.....essential to victorious living....

Petra said...

"I need truth... not my version of truth, not the worlds version of truth but God's truth." His blessings of truth, comfort, and joy to you!

Janette@Janette's Sage said...

I need to do more of this. There is a song by Casting Crowns that says, "the voice of truth tells me a different story"...it goes on to voice the truth over us.

I need to write out some of the truth and rehearse that in my mind instead of some of the lies of the enemy.

Camille said...

How freeing Truth is!! I *love* where you said that you need truth...not your version, or the world's version, but God's TRUTH...SO true!! I *love* Isaiah 26:3...it's been precious to my heart recently. May the LORD help you to soak your mind in HIS Truth this day my friend.

Many Blessings to you!
Camille