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Written by Ann Friend for “afriendofJESUS2013Blog” @ http://afriendofjesus2013.com/
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Blessed is the man that trusted in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is. For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.
~ Jeremiah 17:7-8 ~
The Oak Tree poem is powerful when we understand the source of our strength in Christ. Strength deeply rooted.
There are times, inspiration and encouragement comes when needed most.
It’s through the rough times, those difficult moments, to experience strength deeply rooted in Christ. As we grow spiritually, those roots grow deep.
I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.
~ Philippians 4:13 ~
It’s putting on the full armor of God, praying the Word, having faith and trust, in the Lord, to endure the mighty wind that blows.
Thank you, Lord, your loving faithfulness comforts and sustains us to be resilient through you. Strength deeply rooted.
Strength deeply rooted and resilient in Christ. It’s learned experience to sustain the mighty wind that blows.
Jeremiah 17:7-8 scripture line references:
Jeremiah 17:7 (Psalm 34:8; Psalm 40:4; Psalm 84:12; Proverbs 16:20)
Jeremiah 17:8 (Psalm 1:3; Psalm 92:12-14)
Acrostic line scripture references:
Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say rejoice.
~ Philippians 4:4 ~
Give ear to my words, O LORD, consider my meditation.
~ Psalm 5:1 ~
And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.
~ Psalm 1:3 ~
He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, he is my refuge and my fortress:my God; in him will I trust.
~ Psalm 91:1-2 ~
My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.
~ James 1:2-4 ~
Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.
~ Philippians 4:6 ~
No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgement thou shall condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is of me, saith the LORD.
~ Isaiah 54:17 ~
But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
~ Isaiah 40:31 ~
Make it a great day and keep the faith. Strength deeply rooted.
Abundant blessings, my friends, because the just shall live by faith. Praise The Lord.
As always, I welcome your thoughts.
©Ann V Friend, afriendofjesus2013Blog, Aug 2013 to present.
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