THE UPPER ROOM
The Youth Gathering Place!
Strength will rise as we wait upon the Lord
We will wait upon the Lord, we will wait upon the Lord
Our God, You reign forever
Our hope, our Strong Deliverer (Isaiah 40:31)
You are the everlasting God ,The everlasting God You do not faint
You won't grow weary
(Chris Tomlin, “Everlasting God”)
In these summer months, let us renew our strength as we wait upon the Lord. We’ve taken a break from the routine of school, homework and activities. Sure, we have a lot going on in the summertime, but it is different kinds of activity.
May we see God at work in our lives and everywhere around us. Enjoy His creation and celebrate the life He has blessed you with!
See you in the Upper Room. Sunday nights 6 pm
Rick & Sheryl Gudgeon
Read Isaiah 36:1 through 37:38; Ephesians 1:1–23
Surely you have heard what the kings of Assyria have done to all the countries, destroying them completely. And will you be delivered? Did the gods of the nations that were destroyed by my predecessors deliver them? (Isaiah 37:11–12).
Those are the words the of the king of Assyria to Hezekiah, a part of the letter Hezekiah took to the temple and spread out before God.
Although the words may be different, God’s people today often hear the same message. Sometimes this message is spoken by doctors, bosses, bill collectors, or known enemies. Other times the message sounds in the Christian’s mind when no one else seems to be around.
As was the case with Hezekiah, the message is intended to inspire fear and surrender. Instead, it should inspire prayer.
The difference was not Hezekiah’s power. It was the power of Hezekiah’s God, our God. He is Spirit, not wood or stone. His ear hears, and His hand delivers.
Prayer Suggestion: God, thank You that You are real, that You hear and You deliver.
Quicklook: Isaiah 37:9–21,35
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