Yesterday Craig and I followed a trail that led to a difficult climb. It was difficult and uphill! But we made it! Had I known ahead of time, I would have definitely turned back! I’m glad God doesn’t give us the trail map of our life beforehand! I thought of this when I read my psalm this morning.
O God, we have heard with our ears,
Here is a dilemma of life. God had done great things in history. For other people. God is giving the writer of the psalm, however, like sheep to be eaten. What do we do in times like that? When God seemingly doesn't hear? Paul quotes this passage in a great outcry of faith in Romans!
Who will separate us from the love of Christ?
Conquering through faith! We are not separated from the love of God in Christ Jesus!
Pilgrim in Pilgrim's Progress got to the hill difficulty and said this:
"The hill, though high, I covet to ascend,
Here are some pictures of our climb yesterday. What a fun day! What a good reminder of what you do when you get to the difficult hill, climb it!
More than anything I would like to encourage you in your walk with God!