He Walks Beside Us

“Look!” Nebuchadnezzar shouted. “I see four men, unbound, walking around in the fire unharmed! And the fourth looks like a god!”

(Daniel 3:25 NLT)

When the three Hebrews, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego, refused to bow down to the golden image that King Nebuchadnezzar had set up, they were thrown into a fiery furnace. But to his surprise, the king saw four men walking in the fire and described the fourth man as “a god.” The truth of the matter is that God walks beside us. It is He who reminds us, “When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze” (Isaiah 43:2 NIV). In this world, we’re not exempt from the fiery circumstances that threaten to consume us. And while God may not necessarily put out the fire, He promises to walk with us through it and deliver us from it. On more than one occasion, I’ve felt His presence during times of danger, and like the three Hebrews, I’ve walked away unharmed. He walks beside you too.

God walks beside us all the time. 

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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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