In times of struggle, remember the faithful hand of God.
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Psalm 137:1 - Beside the rivers of Babylon, we sat and wept as we thought of Jerusalem.
Read - Psalm 137
They grieved so much that they put down their harps. Loss takes a toll but when our pain causes us to lay down our purpose (like a psalmist laying down their harps) we are in an unhealthy place and in need of healing. Evaluate your own life and consider if there is anything you have laid down...
Lord, I will stay active in the purposes You created me for no matter...
https://www.gotquestions.org/dashing-babies-against-rocks.html - What do we do with followers of God who ask God to hurt others?
When God begins to Morph our heart we will notice it in our Motivations. Consider these motivations in Psalm 137 and what following Jesus might have changed...
- verse 1 points back to hope where Philippians 3 calls us to press on.
- verse 4-6 is from a people with not joy but God calls the Christian to always be ready to share the reason for their hope (1 Peter 2)
- Erase 7 speaks of violent retaliation where Romans 12 calls us to love!
Let God morph your heart motivations in mighty ways.