Never Will I Leave You

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide - Promises - Day 76 - Hebrews 13:5-6 - Never Will I Leave You - Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Promises – Day 76 – Hebrews 13:5-6 – Never Will I Leave You – Growing As Disciples

Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.”  So we say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?”      Hebrews 13:5-6 (NIV)

Content

Are you content with what you have? Are you thankful for what you have been given? Do you believe that I will help you? Do you know that I will never leave you? Are you sure that I will never forsake you? You have asked me several questions. They seem unrelated. But I know that they are not. Tell me how my questions are related. Sometimes, I have not been content with what I have. I have not been satisfied with what I have been given. In fact, it could be said, at points in my life, that I have been on a continual lust for more. It could have been asked, “How much is enough?” The answer has often been, “Just a little bit more.” That is like a treadmill that never ends. That road leads to nowhere. There is no hope and peace and joy or contentment on that road. No, there is not. But in you there is hope and joy and peace and contentment. I don’t need to continually desire more. I don’t need to try to find peace and hope and joy and contentment in things. Things will never supply me with what I really need. Things will never truly satisfy my soul. Beyond that, I am also sure that my quest for more was deeply rooted in my being worried that I might not have enough. Would I run out? Would I go without? So, I told myself that I’d better make sure that I had enough and that I needed to be very diligent in providing for my needs. But am I really the provider of my needs? That is a very good question. The answer is, “No, I am not the provider of my needs. You are the provider of my needs. I can have faith and hope and trust in you. You will never leave me. You will never forsake me. You will take care of me. You will watch over me. You have and will continue to bless my life. Can there be any greater contentment? No, there is no greater. I have found peace and joy and hope and contentment in you. You will supply my needs. You will satisfy my hunger and thirst that is in my soul. It is you I have been looking for all along. Thank you, Lord, for being all I need. Thank you, Lord, for supplying all I need. I will rely on you completely. That will be very good.  

Lord, isn’t that the absolute truth? Isn’t that the final and ultimate reality? You are with me. You will help me. You will watch over me. You will provide for all my needs. Never will you ever leave me. Never will you ever forsake me. I can be fully content in you. Amen

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Love Of Money

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide - Character - Hebrews 13:5-6 - Love Of Money - Growing As Disciples

Discipleship Devotional Study Guide – Character – Hebrews 13:5-6 – Love Of Money – Growing As Disciples

Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.” So we say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?” Hebrews 13:5-6 (NIV)

Your Pursuit 

What will you pursue in life? What will have your focus? What will have your full attention? Will you chase after money? Will you pursue things? Will you seek all the comfort and pleasure and security that this world offers? Will your life be consumed with a continual desire for more? Will you ride the never-ending treadmill of wanting the latest and greatest next new and better thing? Will you store up all the treasures of this life? Will you be the richest person in the graveyard? Those are very good questions. I will gladly tell you my answers. First, let me say that I have answered each one of these questions incorrectly at one time or another in my life. I have loved money. I have pursued things. I have had a continual desire for more. I have sought comfort and pleasure and security from what the world offers. I have frequently wanted the latest and greatest next new thing. I have stored up treasures from this life. Forgive me. I do know that there is no such thing as a rich person in a graveyard. I brought nothing into this world. I will take nothing out of this world. That’s right. I can’t say that I am completely over being attracted to the things of this world. I will need your help to fully pursue the life that you have called me to live. I will need you to help teach and train me to be content with what I have been given. You will have my help. I will teach you and train you to be content. I will help you to pursue the life that I have called you to live.

There are some things that I do know. There are some things that I have learned. What’s that? I know that I am just passing through this life. My real home is forever in heaven with you. It would be foolish for me to store up treasures in a place that I will soon be leaving. That’s true. I do know that I can store up treasures in heaven with you. I know that I can bear fruit for your kingdom. I know that I can bring glory to your name. Yes, you can. It gives me great pleasure to know and do your will. I have great joy and peace and contentment in doing what is pleasing to you. I know for sure that my life will not be a waste when I go and do what you ask of me. I know that you are with me. I know that you will help me. I will pursue you and the life that you have for me now and forever. That will be very good.

Lord, I will pursue you. I will pursue the life you have called me to live. I will pursue priorities you give to me. I will not love and pursue money. Thank you that your presence, help and protection is helping me to be content with what you have given to me. Amen 

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