June 3, 2021
READ: Lamentations 3:19–26
I dropped to my knees and let my tears fall to the floor. “God, why aren’t you taking care of me?” I cried. It was during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. I’d been laid-off for almost a month, and something had gone wrong with my unemployment application. I hadn’t received any money yet, and the stimulus check the US government had promised hadn’t arrived. Deep down, I trusted that God would work out everything. I believed He truly loved me and would take care of me, but in that moment, I felt abandoned.
The book of Lamentations reminds us it’s okay to lament. The book was likely written during or soon after the Babylonians destroyed Jerusalem in 587
Sometimes it feels impossible to believe that “the
— Julie Schwab
What’s making it difficult for you to trust God today? What will help you feel comfortable enough to cry out to Him?
Father, I need You right now. Please help me to trust You to come through for me in my difficult situation. To learn more about suffering and the Christian faith, visit Christi
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