For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime! Weeping may last through the night, but joy comes with the morning.
Praise God, my mom’s surgery went well and she is now out of the hospital and slowly recovering. Though the doctors were unable to see any cancerous growth during the operation, we are still waiting for the test results to come back and confirm. On the surface I seem to be coping with the whole ordeal quite well, though I know it is God’s words and strength that continues to sustain me and my family. However, somewhere deep in my heart, there is still that fear of the unknown that I just lock away and pretend that it doesn’t exist.
Yet God knew and saw those fears, and today, He reaffirmed me with the verses from Psalm 30, which could not be any more explicit.
- In verse 1 – I will exalt you, LORD, for you rescued me.You refused to let my enemies triumph over me, God promises to rescue my mom and not allow cancer to triumph over her.
- In verse 2 – O LORD my God, I cried to you for help, and you restored my health, He promises to restore my mom’s health, for He has heard our cries for help.
- In verse 3 – You brought me up from the grave, O LORD. You kept me from falling into the pit of death, He promises to keep my mom from the pit of death.
Praise God, for His anger is short but His favor is eternal. There will be dark nights that might be filled with sadness and fear, but rest assured, joy will come in the morning, for our God is a faithful God.