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The Upper Room Devotional 26th September 2022

The Upper Room Devotional 26th September 2022

The Upper Room Devotional 26th September 2022

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The Upper Room Daily Devotional For Today 26 September 2022Filled with New Peace By Florece Graham (North Carolina, USA)

TOPIC: Filled with New Peace

Florece Graham (North Carolina, USA)

TODAY’S READING

Psalm 121:1-8

KEY VERSE: I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth. – Psalm 121:1-2 (KJV)

MESSAGE

In 2007, my 29-year-old son, Deon, was murdered. He was a loving, caring, and giving person. The grief I endured was tremendous. For months in my brokenness I cried — consumed with unimaginable pain.

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One day, I was sitting quietly, asking God, Why? In that moment, I felt God telling me that my hurt could be healed if I would allow it. Finally, the healing process began. I started thanking God for sustaining me and restoring peace deep within me. I also thanked God for having given me my son, for the time we spent together, and the joy we shared during his lifetime.

A few years later, I found myself witnessing to others who had also experienced the loss of a child. I felt even closer to God as a result. I learned true forgiveness and compassion for others as I shared my experience with them.

The Upper Room Devotional 26th September 2022

God can redeem acts of evil and the suffering that follows. For me, these encounters with others who are grieving are examples of such divine redemption.

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

There is no suffering that God can’t redeem.

TODAY’S PRAYER

Dear heavenly Father, thank you for your mercy. Thank you for giving us strength during our most trying times. Amen.

PRAYER FOCUS

Those grieving the tragic loss of a loved one

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The Upper Room Devotional 26th September 2022

ARE YOU BORN AGAIN? IF NO. ACCEPT JESUS NOW

Accept Jesus Christ today and secure a life of eternal rest and Glory …

SAY THIS 1 MINUTE PRAYER

LORD JESUS, I BELIEVE YOU DIED FOR MY SINS, FORGIVE ME OF ALL MY INIQUITIES. I ACCEPT YOU AS MY LORD AND SAVIOUR FROM TODAY AND FOREVERMORE. COME AND BE THE LORD OF MY LIFE AND I AM WILLING TO OBEY YOUR COMMAND AND LIVE ACCORDING TO YOUR WILL AS YOU HELP ME, THANK YOU FOR ACCEPTING ME INTO YOUR FOLD. AMEN

JOHN 3: 3 JESUS ANSWERED AND SAID UNTO HIM, VERILY, VERILY, I SAY UNTO THEE, EXCEPT A MAN BE BORN AGAIN, HE CANNOT SEE THE KINGDOM OF GOD

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