I Shall

I ran across Isaiah 46:3-4 the other day. Even though I had marked in my Bible, it was as though I’d never seen it before. “Listen to Me, [Preston], you who have been borne by Me from birth, and have been carried from the womb, even to your old age, I am and shall be the same, and even to your graying years I shall bear you! I have done it, I have made you, and I shall carry you; and I shall bear you, and I shall deliver you.”

That’s a pretty extensive list of personal vows.

Note that your Father in Heaven has had His hands under you from the moment you showed up in the delivery room.

Even though you are reading this blog like a civilized, mature adult with all of your dignity wrapped around you, picture your face on the naked, tiny body of a newborn baby who is screaming about his new predicament in life. Instead of the doctor’s hands catching you, your Mom’s and Dad’s arms enfolding you, imagine the hands of God Himself supporting your head and back, wrapping you up in your first blanket.

Picture it! He is the One proud to be holding you.

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