THOUGHT: Draw near to the Father and know that he cares for you.
BIBLE: In my distress I called upon the Lord; to my God I cried for help. From his temple he heard my voice, and my cry to him reached his ears. Psalm 18:6
TRANSCRIPT: Hey everybody. Welcome back to Morning Thrive. We're looking at Jesus final week and today is Wednesday. So, what was Jesus doing on that final Wednesday? We're not really told. Wednesday is one of those dark days, it's one of those days that we don't know exactly what Jesus was doing. Of course, He wasn't taking a break or a vacation; He was very focused on what He was doing. But probably what Jesus was doing was really calling out to God for help and asking the Lord to strengthen Him for just the challenge and the trouble that He would face pretty soon. It reminds me of Psalm 18:6, it says, "In my distress I called upon the Lord; to my God I cried for help. From his temple he heard my voice, and my cry to him reached his ears.”
I can just imagine that Jesus was crying out to God. He was crying out for help, crying out for strength, and crying out for courage to be able to endure. I don't know if He heard anything specifically from the Father. Sometimes you find yourself in those same situations, right? "I'm crying out to God. It seems so dark. I'm not getting any response." Even when you do cry out to God, the Scripture tells us that He hears you. He knows your heart; He knows what you're facing, and He knows what you're going to face today. He will be with you and He will help you. So just like Jesus drew near to his Father, you draw near to your Father in heaven and know that He cares for you.
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