A Short Encouraging Thought

I sent this to a dear brother in Christ and thought others would benefit from this as well!

Exodus 17:8-13 (NIV)
The Amalekites came and attacked the Israelites at Rephidim. Moses said to Joshua, “Choose some of our men and go out to fight the Amalekites. Tomorrow I will stand on top of the hill with the staff of God in my hands.”

10 So Joshua fought the Amalekites as Moses had ordered, and Moses, Aaron and Hur went to the top of the hill. 11 As long as Moses held up his hands, the Israelites were winning, but whenever he lowered his hands, the Amalekites were winning. 12 When Moses’ hands grew tired, they took a stone and put it under him and he sat on it. Aaron and Hur held his hands up—one on one side, one on the other—so that his hands remained steady till sunset. 13 So Joshua overcame the Amalekite army with the sword.

When your hands grow tired, others can step in and help uphold your hands. So you’re not alone in your struggle! So we can still be victorious even when our hands grow tired because God will send us helpers to uphold our hands. In other words, if we are battered, discouraged, and feeling like we don’t have the strength to go on, God will not abandon us to our own strength and will send His STRENGTH to help us keep on going.

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