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Topic: Walk (07/20/06)
TITLE: This Is The Way
By Andrea Cooper
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“I don’t know what to do.” He heard her whisper. “I try and I try, but I just don’t know what to do.”
He felt the pain and anguish in her voice. It tore at His heart and brought tears to His eyes. Try as He may, He couldn’t manage to open her eyes to His truth. What could He do but to stand by and wait for the perfect moment…
Days passed away and weeks turned to months. With each passing moment, her heart grew farther and farther away. As much as she tried to find her own way through the darkness—there was always a dead end or a hole in the road that pulled her down. Yet, He was always there, walking just a few feet behind her…waiting to hear her call His name.
The words never came.
One day, it became obvious that His beloved’s heart was bound up tight in the hands of His enemy. There was so much meant for her—so much that He wanted to give her. His heart loved her so…
Turning to His angels, He commanded in His strong and capable voice, “Walk before her. Help guide her through every trouble. Every storm that should come her way, be her light and her comfort. In time, she’ll know I’m here.”
So, the angels walked before her. Without ever noticing their presence or understanding the strange peace that settled in her heart, she overcame the battles that had seemed so daunting. There were moments when she could see trouble brewing and feel the fear well up within her. She was so certain of a terrible fate that she froze in her steps and refused to walk a foot farther. “Help me!” she found herself whisper in the dark. “I know You’re there!” She held out her hand and waited for Him to take it.
At that moment, the rush of angels wings sounded in her ears and peace overflowed within her heart…and a smile lifted the corners of her lips.
“Walk with me.” She heard Him say. “Hold tight to my hand…and simply walk with me.”
My gift to you amidst the darkness:
“Your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying,
This is the way, walk in it.” ~Isaiah 30:21 (NKJV)
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