“The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me; your steadfast love, O Lord, endures forever. Do not forsake the work of your hands.”Psalms 138:8 ESV
The first phrase of this verse is a statement of conviction, a reminder of God’s ongoing work in every person’s life.
- God has a purpose for you. He intends to fulfill it. He is always at work on your behalf.
The second phrase of this verse is a statement of belief, a reminder of the how and why of God’s ongoing work in every person’s life.
- Time doesn’t contain God. He has, is, will always be. That’s the how. The why is His love for you.
The third phrase of this verse is a request through submission, a commitment of surrender to the completion of God’s work in a person’s life.
- You are in the best hands when surrendered to God’s plan and work in your life. This phase would be worth memorizing and maybe even becoming a life mantra.