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Oct 14 Devotion: A Bottle in the Smoke!

Ps. 119:81-83: My soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word.

82 Mine eyes fail for thy word, saying, When wilt thou comfort me?

83 ¶ For I am become like a bottle in the smoke; yet do I not forget thy statutes.

*the Psalmist’s…

  1. soul is Fainting –v. 81

  2. eyes are Failing –v. 82

  3. Faith is waning –v. 83

A Bottle in the Smoke!

*the smoke will leave you…

  1. Drained!  (Empty)

  2. Dry!

  3. Drowning!  (Choking)

  4. Disenchanted!  (no Inspiration)

  5. Dirty!

  6. Disappointed!

YET, -v. 83b: yet do I not forget thy statutes.

*there’s a…

-Promise to cling to!

-Principle to build on!

-Precept to meditate on!

-Psalm to sing!

-Prophecy to be fulfilled!

If we’re not careful we’ll focus on our surroundings or circumstances and become defeated! Let us find a refuge in God’s Word regardless of what we are faced with and we’ll find strength and faith to overcome!  -Pastor Doug Foster


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