Get Up!

Do not gloat over me, my enemies! For though I fall, I will rise again.
Though I sit in darkness, the LORD will be my light.

(Micah 7:8 NLT)

As God’s prophet, Micah was allowed to foresee the destruction of Jerusalem by the Babylonians and its restoration. Even though the enemies in today’s passage are the other nations, our enemy today is none other than the devil himself. Nothing pleases him more than to see us fall, and as imperfect beings, we will. We’ll make mistakes. However, like Jerusalem that fell because of sin but rose again, we, too, are encouraged to get up when we fall. God doesn’t give up on us, and neither should we. Take hold of His hand and let Him lift you up of the mess you may find yourself in today. Just don’t give up!

When you fall, get up again.

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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