Scripture for Today: John 10:28-29 “I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of My hand. My Father who has given them to me, is greater than all; no one can snatch them out of My Father’s hand.”
I was minding my own business, sitting in my beach chair and eating my sandwich. While eating slowly and enjoying my family I suddenly saw and felt a seagull knock into my hand! He had swooped in from behind and while in flight, grabbed my sandwich in his beak, leaving behind a pecking print on my thumb! He quickly made short work of my lunch but not without cackling at me, adding insult to injury! I was amazed at how quickly he could dive in from behind and snatch it right out of my hand!
Today’s verse serves as a reassuring promise and a sobering reminder of danger. The danger comes from Satan who would like nothing better than to snatch and destroy the unaware. But those who belong to Jesus are in His hand. Nothing and no one can ever snatch us out of that hand. The Father is greater and more powerful than any foe and we are secure and protected. If God is for us, who can be against us ? (Romans 8:31).
He has promised that I will never perish and what God says is always true. Every sin is removed by His sacrifice when I turn to Him in faith. Doubts or guilty feelings do not change the fact that He has given me eternal life. No other sacrifice is required. I am secure and peaceful in His wonderful grip. No circumstance will ever pry those fingers open. His power and promise mean I can trust those hands.
Thank you Lord, that I can never be snatched away from You!
September 15, 2020 at 3:20 pm
Another reassuring verse and perfect analogy with the seagull… they are crafty birds…as is Satan.
We will take peace in God’s protection and His Mighty power!
September 15, 2020 at 3:36 pm
It was the weirdest experience and happened so fast no one could react! How reassured I am that nothing gets past the Lord and His protective power!
September 16, 2020 at 8:04 pm
Great illustration, have experienced that myself. Great reminder of our security in him. xxxooo