Then God remembered Noah, and every living thing, and all the animals that were with him in the ark.
By faith, Noah built an ark that carried him through the flood of judgment to safety. He started out before he knew how things would turn out.
The waters of the flood prevailed on the earth. Noah and his family were adrift on a three-story zoo with no rudder, no sail, and no map. They had no place to dock, to plant a seed, to see a future for themselves. Noah must have felt forgotten and forsaken by God.
But God remembered. After 150 days, He closed the windows of heaven, turned off the faucets of the deep, and the floodwaters began to recede.
You may be weeks or months into your own flood. There is no let-up in the pouring rain. You feel alone and abandoned. The water has swamped the sunshine and drowned your dreams.
God knows when the first raindrop fell; He knows when the clouds will clear. He sees the beginning and the end, and He is right beside you in the middle.
He sees you there. No need to flounder in the floodwaters; He will never leave you. No need to feel alone; He will not turn away. No need to despair; He has given you a future and a hope. He remembers.
May the Lord bless you and keep you. May the Lord make His face to shine upon you and be gracious unto you and give you His peace. In the middle of the flood, rejoice in the Author and Finisher of your faith. He will never abandon you. He is with you until the very end. Thanks be to God!
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Psalms & Proverbs