Scripture reading: Psalm 55:1–3
Key verse: Psalm 57:7
My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast;
I will sing and give praise.
Our first course of action when facing a problem should be to take our burden to God in prayer and praise Him for the answer. Believers in Jesus Christ can avail ourselves of the wisdom, power, and counsel of God Himself through the supernatural gift of prayer. Unbelievers have no such resource. They must deal with crises in their limited strength and wisdom.
As a follower of Christ, you have the immeasurable, fathomless power of prayer at your disposal. When you were saved by faith in Christ through the riches of His grace, you were given access to God: “Therefore, brethren, having boldness to enter the Holiest by the blood of Jesus … draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith” (Heb. 10:19, 22). You are reconciled to Christ forever.
You are His friend. You are forgiven of all your sins—past, present, and future. The moment you placed your faith in Christ, the doors of heaven were opened for you to approach the heavenly Father with complete assurance.
You can bring anything to Him. He will not reject you. As you turn to Him with your problems in prayer, the Lord Jesus Christ providentially works to supply your needs and help you.
Bring it all to Him in prayer. Praise Him for the answer. The red carpet of Christ’s blood has paved Your way into the throne room of God.
Dear Lord, thank You for access into Your throne room. Christ’s blood has paved the way for me.