". . . Before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear." (Isaiah 65:24). When Wilda Lahmann's husband woke in the wee hours of the morning gasping for air and clutching his chest, there wasn't time to wait for an ambulance. She got him into the car and he slumped against the door. She writes: "Fifteen miles to the hospital...we're not gonna make it. Please send help, Lord! A mile down the road I saw something. Were my eyes playing tricks? it was an ambulance with a paramedic standing beside it. Was he waiting for us? Who could've known to call? I slammed on the brakes and ran screaming for help. They started treatment immediately and rushed Randy to the hospital. The next three days were touch-and-go. I never left his bedside, praying he'd wake up. When he did, he asked, 'What happened?' 'You had a massive heart attack. Another minute or two and who knows?' You called the paramedics?' Randy asked. 'No,' I replied. 'They were responding to an accident at that intersection. They even called headquarters to confirm they had the right location. Then we came along seconds later.' Fifteen miles on empty roads in the middle of the night; Randy's heart attack would've been fatal if the paramedics hadn't been there. I'd say they were in the perfect location:" Often in a crisis there's no time to call the pastor or your prayer partner. That's when it's good to know God said, "Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies;" He's on the job 24/7, redeeming "your life from destruction" (Pslam 103:4) long before you even know you are in trouble!
"Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee." (Hebrews 13:5)
Content yourself in the riches of God's mercy. Unceasing are His gifts and constant is His loving presence. This world is but a passing frame—it is not your home, for you, as a believer, are a child to the great kingdom victorious! Heavenly are the rewards you seek! Eternal are the treasures you gain! Therefore, trust in the kingly majesty of the Lord and ever shall you be pleased!
Week #46 Schedule for reading the Bible
This schedule will take the Bible student through the Bible in one year. Just click on the text to read and get started today.
Sunday: (Law) Deuteronomy 4-6
Monday: (History) Ezra 1-5
Tuesday: (Psalms) Psalms 131-133
Wednesday: (Poetry) Ecclesiastes 7-8
Thursday: (Prophecy) Zechariah 1-8
Friday: (Gospels) Acts 15-16
Saturday: (Letters) 1 Peter 4-5