“For God has said, “I will never leave you; I will never abandon you.” Let us be bold, then, and say, “The Lord is my helper, I will not be afraid. What can anyone do to me?”
Hebrews 13:5b-6 (Good News Translation)
“I will never leave you. I will never abandon you.” For such a short verse, those are two incredibly powerful and large with meaning declarations. If I believe God’s Word is true (I do), believe God’s Word is a promise (I do), and believe that God is the same, yesterday, today, and always (I do), then I should never feel alone.
Guess what! I DO! (For further insight into my dark, scary fear, check out Day 1.) I have abandonment issues despite the abundantly clear message from God in the Scripture above and elsewhere in the Bible that He WILL NOT ABANDON me. God’s promises about always being with us are plentiful. Here are a few verses to remind us. Continue reading