The Darkest Hour

 

“For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.” Psalm 30:5 KJVsunrise-1765027_1280

 

February, although the shortest month of the year, can sometimes bring the most severe weather in some parts of the county.  But as the days start to get longer, our thoughts turn towards Spring.

Once again, the snow will leave, flowers will bloom, and new leaves will appear on the trees.  We will forget the cold blustery days and rejoice in the nicer weather.  That is the hope that keeps us going.

Just so, in the seasons of trial and testing in our lives, the Word of God gives us hope that these things shall pass and once again we shall experience new life and blessing.  Joy will come in the morning.

Prayer:  Thank you, Lord Jesus, for your hand upon our lives, leading us through times of trial and bringing your joy in the morning.

Devotion by Anne Johnston

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