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Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he,SJ Journal front cover

I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you;

I will sustain you and I will rescue you.

Isaiah 46:4

Excerpted  from The Surprising Joy of Exploring God’s Heart: A Daily Adventure with 365 of His Names

This book has an accompanying journal. Get a free sample of both at the link above.

Steps on Your Journey to Know God More Intimately:

  • Some of the definitions of sustain are support, provide for, maintain and encourage.
  • God is the One who holds us up and keeps us going. Look at the verses below to see how God sustains us.
  • Psalm 3:5: “I lie down and sleep; I wake again, because the Lord sustains me.”
  • Psalm 41:3: “The Lord will sustain him on his sickbed and restore him from his bed of illness.”
  • See also Nehemiah 9:21; Psalm 54:4; 55:22.
  • In what ways have you seen God sustain you?
  • In what ways do you need the Lord to sustain you?
  • When I was doing a single-parent family ministry, it was exhausting. I taught weekly classes, made meals for single parents, had a food bank, did one-on-one ministry, plus raised my own sons on my own. I became weary. During that time, the Lord sustained me. He held me up, encouraged me and provided for me.
  • Thank God that He will sustain you throughout your life—to your old age and gray hairs!

A Prayer for You:

Thank You, Lord, that You are the One who sustains me. You encourage me, support me and provide for me. Thank You that You made me, will carry me, sustain me and rescue me even to my old age. That is so comforting. Help me to remember this throughout all my days.

Blessings on you as you get to know God,

Gaylyn Williams, co-author Keys to Joy: How to Unlock God’s Gift of Lasting Happiness

Bob Creson,  President/CEO of Wycliffe Bible Translators USA, says about Keys to Joy:

“John records a wonderful statement made by Jesus, “I have told you these things so that you will be filled with my joy. Yes, your joy will overflow! (John 15:11 NLT)  Jesus wants our joy to overflow.  What are these things that Jesus spoke of?  In this book, Keys to Joy,  Ken and Gaylyn Williams, the father-daughter writing team, do us a favor by reminding us of the things that lead to joy in the Christian life.  Based on the study of God’s Word, the contents of this book will lead the reader to a greater sense of who God is, and a deep abiding peace in the One who loves us and wants a relationship with his children.

 

 

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God’s Name: Your Rear GuardCover for 2031 Names of God

You will not leave in haste    or go in flight;
for the Lord will go before you,
    the God of Israel will be your rear guard.

Isaiah 52:12 NIV

Excerpted  from 2031 Names of God: Transform Your Life as You Get to Know God in New Ways

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Meditate on God’s Name: Your Rear Guard. Ask the Lord to reveal what He wants you to see from it today.

Blessings on you as you get to know God,

Gaylyn Williams, author of  Keys to Joy: How to Unlock God’s Gift of Lasting Happiness

And  The Surprising Joy of Discover How God Sees You: A Daily Adventure with Your Identity in Christ

Bob Creson,  President/CEO of Wycliffe Bible Translators USA, says about Keys to Joy:

“John records a wonderful statement made by Jesus, “I have told you these things so that you will be filled with my joy. Yes, your joy will overflow! (John 15:11 NLT)  Jesus wants our joy to overflow.  What are these things that Jesus spoke of?  In this book, Keys to Joy,  Ken and Gaylyn Williams, the father-daughter writing team, do us a favor by reminding us of the things that lead to joy in the Christian life.  Based on the study of God’s Word, the contents of this book will lead the reader to a greater sense of who God is, and a deep abiding peace in the One who loves us and wants a relationship with his children.

 

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The Beginning and the EndCover for 2031 Names of God

I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.

Revelation 22:13 NIV

Excerpted  from 2031 Names of God: Transform Your Life as You Get to Know God in New Ways

Happy New Year!

Meditate on this name. Ask the Lord to reveal what He wants you to see from it today. What does it mean to you that God is the beginning and the end? I’m so glad I can depend on Him.

As you are ending one year and getting ready for a new year, take some time to talk to the Lord about both. Is there anything that you want to change in the new year. God will help you, if you ask Him and trust Him. That is so much better than making a New Year’s Resolution.

Blessings on you as you get to know God,

Gaylyn Williams, author Keys to Joy: How to Unlock God’s Gift of Lasting Happiness

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God’s Name: Mighty GodThe Surprising Joy of Exploring God's Heart

Gibbor El (Hebrew)

Excerpted  from The Surprising Joy of Exploring God’s Heart

A Daily Adventure with 365 of His Names

For to us a child is born, to us a son is given;
and the government shall be upon his shoulder,
and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God,
Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.

Isaiah 9:6 (ESV)

 

Steps on Your Journey to Know God More Intimately:

·        The word for Mighty, Gibbor, in Hebrew means powerful, strong and valiant.

·        Read the verses, below to see more about how mighty God is:

·        Jeremiah 32:18: “You show steadfast love to thousands, but you repay the guilt of fathers to their children after them, O great and mighty God, whose name is the Lord of hosts” (ESV).

·        Luke 22:69: “But from now on, the Son of Man will be seated at the right hand of the mighty God”  .

·        What do these verses say to you about the Lord?

·        In Isaiah 9:6, the Messiah is referred to as the Mighty God. In Luke 22:69, the Messiah will be seated at the right hand of the Mighty God. What does it mean to you today that both Jesus and Father God are called the Mighty God?

·        In what ways do you want to see His might, His power?

·        Continue to memorize Isaiah 9:6. Memorizing the Word isn’t as hard as many people think it is. Simply reading it repeatedly and meditating on it will get it into your mind and heart.

A Prayer for You:

Mighty God, I worship You today. Thank You that Your strength is not like any human’s. You are all-powerful. There is absolutely nothing that is too hard for You. Thank You that I can lean on You and trust You for everything in my life.

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God’s Name: The All-Surpassing PowerCover for 2031 Names of God

Excerpted from 2031 Names of God: Change Your Life! Get to Know God in Fresh New Ways

We have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. 2 Corinthians 4:7 NIV

Excerpted from 2031 Names of God. Go to http://www.rrbooks.org/books/2031-names-of-god for more information. It makes a very unique Christmas gift. Consider getting it for people on your list.

Tomorrow is my daughter-in-love’s birthday. A special happy birthday to Megan—someone who has brought so much joy into my son’s life as well as my own!!

Blessings on you as you get to know God,

Gaylyn Williams, author Keys to Joy: How to Unlock God’s Gift of Lasting Happiness

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God’s Name: Abba, FatherCover for 2031 Names of God

Abba, Pater (Gk)

For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, “Abba, Father.

Romans 8:15 NKJV

2031 Names of God: Change Your Life! Get to Know God in Fresh New Ways is now available. Go to http://www.rrbooks.org/books/2031-names-of-god for more information.

See also: Galatians 4:6

Meditate on this name. Ask the Lord to reveal what He wants you to see from it today.

Blessings on you as you get to know God,

Gaylyn Williams, author of The Surprising Joy of Exploring God’s Heart: A Daily Adventure with 365 of His Names

Here’s what Ken Williams, Ph.D., fifty-five year Missionary with Wycliffe Bible Translators,said when he read 2031 Names of God:

“This book (2031 Names of God) is beyond amazing! What a treasure! I’ve considered myself a serious student of Scripture for 60 years, but had no idea of the richness of God’s revelation about who He is. This book will be a companion to my Bible reading and devotional times from now on, as I come to appreciate even more God’s rich character.”

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God’s Name: A to ZCover for 2031 Names of God

From 2031 Names of God: Change Your Life! Get to Know God in Fresh New Ways

The Master declares, “I’m A to Z. I’m The God Who Is, The God Who Was, and The God About to Arrive. I’m the Sovereign-Strong.

Revelation 1:8 MSG

From 2031 Names of God: Change Your Life! Get to Know God in Fresh New Ways is now available. Go to http://www.rrbooks.org/books/2031-names-of-god for more information.

Meditate on this name. Ask the Lord to reveal what He wants you to see from it today.

Blessings on you as you get to know God,

Gaylyn Williams, author of The Surprising Joy of Exploring God’s Heart: A Daily Adventure with 365 of His Names

© 2013 Relationship Resources, Inc. All Rights Reserved. 800-788-9171

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