Isaiah 33:22 (New King James Version)
(For the Lord is our Judge, The Lord is our Lawgiver, The Lord is our King; He will save us);
The Lord is all we need. He is our judge, our law giver, and He is our King. We live in a world filled with darkness and chaos. As followers of Jesus there can be many moments in the course of a day in which we feel overwhelmed by doubt, fear, temptation, and the darkness of our day. But we must remember that God is in control.
He is our Judge. He is the one who is the decision maker in our lives. He has given us His word to lead, guide, and direct us. The word judge in the Hebrew means to govern. God governs every area of our lives. When we come to Christ and make Him Lord and Savior, every part of our lives comes under His dominion and control.
Psalm 119:105 tells us His word is a lamp unto our feet and a light unto our path. He has given us His word to lead and guide us. Jesus told us that we are not left here as orphans but the Holy Spirit has been given to us to lead, guide, and direct us into all truth. This world can be dark and terrifying at times, but when we follow the leading of the Holy Spirit, no matter how dark and terrifying things are we know we are not alone and that the Lord will never lead us astray.
He is our King. He is in control. He is sovereign over all creation. Depending on where we live in the world we may live in a nation where we don’t have freedom. Where if it is found out we are a Christian it can mean certain death and suffering. But even in the midst of being surrounded on every side by the enemy, we know that God surrounds the enemy. He calls us to trust Him. To lean not on our understanding. To trust Him with all of our heart, soul, mind, and strenght.
Today you may be overwhelmed in this current season of life. But it is so important to meditate upon the word of God. To immerse our minds in God’s word. To build our lives upon God’s word. We live in very difficult and hard times, but God is in control. It is in Him that perfect peace is found. May we let go of fear, unbelief, and doubt. May we embrace the truth of God’s word and walk daily by faith.
Father lead and guide me this day. Help me to let go of fear and unbelief. Help me to know that you are my judge, law giver, a king. Father help me to see you in all things and to know your will for my life. Open my eyes to see and my heart to understand. Open my ears to hear your voice clearly. In the name of Jesus, Amen!