NEGLECT: STRONGER THAN PAIN
Updated: Jan 6
Job 29:4 As I was in the days of my youth, when the secret of God was upon my tabernacle. When the Almighty was yet with me, when my children were about me. When I washed my steps with butter, and the rock poured me out rivers of oil.
Insight and Highlight
There is no greater pain to the sufferer than separation, rejection from friends and family when he most needed them.
Job 6:14 To him that is afflicted pity should be shewed from his friend, but he forsaketh the fear of the Almighty.
Jesus' suffering on the cross, tells us separation from the Father was most agonizing to Jesus.
He was prepared for the pains and suffering on the cross but the separation was most painful.
Separation, neglect from loved ones, friends at the time of need can be a trauma and it has often been shown that it leads to suicidal thoughts, (Elijah in 1Kgs 18:22)
Are you lonely, depressed, or even worried about something you consider too personal to discuss with someone else?
God does answer prayers and He does send people to comfort, encourage you in your despair.
Be your brother's keeper. Reach out to someone. Check after others.
Above all, first thing foremost, reach out to God. He fixes everything.
Also, reaching out and yielding to Godly counsel can help you.
Proverbs 11:14 Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in the multitude of counselors there is safety.
Call to Word action
Live life with understanding and knowing solutions to life's problems are, only, in God’s Hands.
Proverbs 16:22 Understanding is a wellspring of life unto him that hath it:..."
The Christian clarion duty
Hebrews 12:3 For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.
Scripture does show us people are abandoned in their time of desperate needs. Remember, however, God is a true Friend, never tired or weary of you.
Psalm 46: 1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.
Lord, send help to me any moment l feel neglected, abandoned, or rejected.
Raise help for me, in Jesus name.
Good morning all and have a blessed day today.
God bless you.