Be not afraid, only believe. Mark 5:36 You have probably had at least one scary moment with a child: A child chokes. A child wanders away. A child has a lump. A child is addicted.
Whatever that scary moment was,nobody knew terror in that momentmore than you.What do we do in the scariest of moments with these livesGod entrusts to us?We make a choice to not be afraid & we make a choice to believe.
But what exactly are we believing? We believethat in that scary moment, our child may have passed through our hands,but that child has not passed through God's.We believe that when it's unpredictable with our child,it is predictable with God.We believe that the Almighty God who created our childis almighty enough to help in ALL moments when our mightiness isn't enough. If you are fearing, you aren't believing. God lovingly whispers to you today, "Do not be afraid, only believe."
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