Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you. – (1 Peter 5:7, NIV)
Give all your worries to Him, because He cares for you. – (1 Peter 5:7, ERV)
Pour out all your worries and stress upon Him and leave them there, for He always tenderly cares for you. – (1 Peter 5:7, TPT)
For many, this upcoming week creates much anxiety, worry and stress. No matter the outcome of the election, there will be people who are upset. What we must remember, no matter who is chosen, God is still on the throne. He cares for each of us, regardless of our party affiliation. Each of us is created and chosen by Him, with a plan and a purpose. No elected official nor governing body can get in the way of God’s care for each of us, individually and corporately. God is the God of miracles, and He can move mountains and change hearts so that His plans prevail and His love is made known. May we each give our cares, concerns and stress to Him, and allow His love to tenderly care for us. Let His love be made known in and through us.
O Lord, unto You,
We humbly come;
Bringing our worries,
Trusting Your outcome.
In all that we face,
We’re never alone;
The Lord always cares,
And makes His love known.
So, ever seek Him,
Hope in love and grace;
For God’s on the throne,
Let none take His place.
Dear Heavenly Father, thank You that we can bring our every worry, care, concern or stress to You, and You show us Your loving kindness and grace. Thank You that no matter who is elected, You are the One who rules heaven and earth. Forgive us for allowing anxiety or fear to dictate how we interact with others. Show us how to love above all else. Teach us how to give You our cares and concerns, and to receive Your tender mercies that are new every morning. Lead us to love all those around us as You do; for You always loved first. May many come into a lasting relationship with You. Be glorified O God, as we lift our every concern to You, and trust You to reign and rule in Your love. Amen.
© Shannon Elizabeth Grabrick and Revelations in Writing, May 2011 – present
Those who know Your Name trust in You, for You, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek You. – Psalm 9:10