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His Restoration Our Reward

Good morning Ekklesia. In Psalm 126, the Psalmist paints a picture of restoration and joy amidst trials. Let's dive into this powerful passage together, exploring the theme of sowing and reaping.

The Psalm begins with a beautiful scene of restoration: "When the Lord brought back his exiles to Jerusalem, it was like a dream!" (Psalm 126:1, NLT). Just as the Israelites returned from captivity, we too can experience restoration and renewal in our lives when we turn to the Lord. As God restored the Israelites from exile, He has the power to restore us from any situation that holds us captive—whether it's sin, despair, or brokenness.

God's restoration isn't just a one-time event; it's an ongoing process. As the Psalm continues, we see the imagery of sowing and reaping: "Those who plant in tears will harvest with shouts of joy. They weep as they go to plant their seed, but they sing as they return with the harvest." (Psalm 126:5-6, NLT). This imagery of sowing in tears and reaping with joy reminds us that the process of growth often involves hardship. We may face challenges, setbacks, and moments of sorrow, but through it all, God is at work. Yes! Our tears, our struggles, our sacrifices—they are not in vain. When we faithfully sow the seeds of kindness, love, and righteousness, God promises a bountiful harvest. But it requires patience, perseverance, and unwavering faith in His promises.

As we journey through life, let's not grow weary in doing good. Let's continue to sow seeds of kindness, sow seeds of forgiveness, sow seeds of love, knowing that in due time, we will reap a harvest of blessings.

So, Ekklesia , take heart. Whatever you're facing today, know that God sees your tears, He hears your prayers, and He is faithful to His promises. Keep sowing, keep trusting, and soon you will reap a harvest of joy beyond measure.

Let's pray: Heavenly Father, thank you for restoration and the promise of a harvest. Help us to trust in your timing, to sow seeds of love and kindness wherever we go, and to never lose hope, knowing that you are faithful to fulfill your promises. In Jesus' name, Amen.

Have an amazing day.

LoveUmorethanUknow, Pastor Stephän Kirby


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