Wednesday, October 15, 2014
His Love Never Fails
“His Love Never Fails”
By Zach Wood
”My flesh and my heart my fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”
Fail. That is a word none of us likes to hear. It’s not a positive word by any means. I don’t know how anyone could see that word and get filled with warm fuzzies. That just doesn’t happen. We don’t like to fail. When we fail, we feel completely defeated and useless. When we fail, Satan hits us with one of his greatest tools, discouragement.
When we have a relationship with God, we know we should rely on His strength and not our own. However, saying and doing it are two different things. We know what we should do, but doing it requires effort. As humans, we try to rely on ourselves so much. We think we know the answers. We think we know the best way to get something done. We think we know what we ought to say to someone. We rely on our own wisdom and our own strength.
Thankfully, we have a wonderful and awesome God who gives us another chance to rely on Him when we try on our own and……fail. Failure can do terrible things in us. We become very negative at time and feel we have no hope anymore. That’s a lie from Satan. There is hope and it’s solely found in God. In our flesh, we make so many mistakes. We have human flesh and human hearts. We fail, but God never does. And when we fail him, He offers forgiveness and a new start if we come to Him and ask.
Nobody likes to be reminded of their past failures. That is one of the worst things that can happen to us when we do fail. We become reminded of the awful past, whatever that may consist of for each person. Failure can drag us down quickly. In these times, God wants to restore us so much. His heart breaks for us to experience restoration so that we can continue to experience His love and the reminder that He still loves us.
Our heart and flesh may fail, but God is the ultimate strength in and through our lives.