The cares of this life often seem to build up until we feel overwhelmed. We become discouraged and feel stressed about life. Is there a place of comfort in the midst of the cares of this world? “In the multitude of my thoughts within me (cares of my heart) thy comforts delight my soul.” (Psalm 94:19). The Psalmist is saying: “No matter how stressful life is, God is here not only to bring comfort, but delight to my soul.”
There are many things that can be overwhelming and bring stress upon us:
the stress of our own failures, sins, and worries.
the stress from our concern for our loved ones.
the stress from people who oppose us.
the stress of work
the stress of growing older
the stress of keeping up with others
the stress of trials in our lives
the stress of loneliness
the stress of not knowing the future.
the stress of making decisions
Stressful situations fill our lives. However, In the midst of the stresses of life, we can always flee to the “God of all Comfort”. We can flee to Him:
by prayer and praise unto Him
by opening up the Word of God and listening to Him
by submitting our lives completely to Him
by confessing any known sin unto Him
He is always available to bring comfort, peace and hope to the soul who is coping with stress in their lives. Will we flee to Him in midst of the cares and stresses of life? Yes!
GOD WILL CHANGE OUR STRESS INTO DELIGHT IN HIM!