Daily Reflections: A Daily Digital Devotional

Take Courage

January 10, 2024 Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth

For his dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom is from generation to generation. —Daniel 4:34

Heaven rules. This truth that is powerful enough to take down the great is also powerful enough to bear up the least of us, both in our private ordeals and as we face the world that seems to be imploding around us. We can take comfort as we walk on this earth because of our Father’s rule from heaven. Comfort and courage—for “Heaven rules” does not call for a passive acceptance of fate; it comes with the promise of grace for the battle.

When we feel we just can’t withstand any more pressure, problems, or pain, the awareness of God’s rule infuses us with supernatural strength. It enables us to live with contented, cemented clarity through the chaos and the ugly fallout of a fallen world, through struggles and circumstances that make us want to run away in panic or curl up in despair. We find the courage to patiently, even joyfully, persevere in the assurance that Heaven rules.

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Heaven Rules: Take courage. Take comfort. Our God is in control. ©2022 Revived Hearts Foundation

Scripture taken from The CSB

Make it Personal

Ask God to give you courage in the situations you face today, remembering the truth that Heaven rules.