Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” NKJV
How many times do you need to hear it?
– “He will not leave you nor forsake you” Deuteronomy 31:8.
– “I will not leave you nor forsake you” Joshua 1:5.
– “Blessed be the LORD, who has not forsaken His kindness to the living” Ruth 2:20.
– “The LORD will not forsake His people, for His great name’s sake” 1 Samuel 12:22.
– “He will not leave you nor forsake you, until you have finished all the work for the service of the house of the LORD” 1 Chronicles 28:20.
– “God did not forsake us in our bondage” Ezra 9:9.
– “You did not forsake them in the wilderness” Nehemiah 9:19.
– “When my father and mother forsake me, then the LORD will take care of me” Psalm 27:10.
– “I have been young, and now am old; yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken” Psalm 37:25.
– “We are…persecuted but not forsaken” 2 Corinthians 4:8-9.
Only one person has been utterly forsaken. He cried:
“My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?”
Because of the grace and mercy of the Lord Jesus, our Father in heaven will never forsake us; so don’t despair over anything today….You are not forsaken.
Max Lucado in Glory Days:
The enemies have more chariots, experience, and artillery? Yes, they are strong, but I am stronger still. And I will not leave you or forsake you.
Who is the one to condemn? It is the Messiah Jesus who is interceding on our behalf. He died, and more importantly, has been raised and is seated at the right hand of God.
Dear Friend, there’s no need to be afraid. The one Who cried; My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me is still crying through the Spirit, interceding for you according to the will of God. Romans 8:26-27
Shalom – peace to you.