I’ll be Joyful in God My Saviour

Even though the fig trees have no blossoms, and there are no grapes on the vines; even though the olive crop fails, and the fields lie empty and barren; even though the flocks die in the fields, and the cattle barns are empty, yet I will rejoice in the LORD! I will be joyful in the God of my salvation!

(Habakkuk 3:17-18 NLT)

Would you say the same if things didn’t turn out the way you expected? It’s easy to enjoy God when everything is going well, but what about when all is not well? Habakkuk uttered the words in today’s passage at a time when the Jewish nation was about to be invaded by the Babylonians, who were going to destroy the Temple and take the nation into exile. However, regardless of the circumstances, Habakkuk could still rejoice in God his Saviour. What about you? Will you rejoice in God your Saviour come what may? With His help, Habakkuk did, I can and you can too.

Faith helps us maintain our joy no matter what.

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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