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Advent – Day 20

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Then Pilate said to him, “So you are a king?” Jesus answered, “You say that I am a king. For this purpose I was born and for this purpose I have come into the world—to bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to my voice.”

John 18:37 (ESV)

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Jehovah Shamah

The distance all around will be 18,000 cubits. And the name of the city from that time on will be: The Lord is There.  Ezekiel 48:35

Jehovah-Shamah –  Jehovah (Lord) .. Shamah (is there) Hebrew

I was reading a list of names for God. Some are compound names. This one kind of stuck out to me. God is there. He is always there. He is a very present help in times of trouble. A present help. Not just after we have been through hard times. I forget that over and over again.

I find myself seeking out God after I have been through a tough time or a trial. But what I forget is He is there when we I need him. He is already there. He is there in trouble, loneliness and persecution. He wants us to know He is there.We need to call on Him. We need to acknowledge Him. He is our refuge. He gives us strength to get through things. He gives us the Spirit.

God is there.. just call on Him

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