Then Samuel took a large stone and placed it between the towns of Mizpah and Jeshanah. He named it Ebenezer (which means “the stone of help”), for he said, “Up to this point the LORD has helped us!” 1 Samuel 7:12 NIV
The stone, to me, is like a milestone marker. Milestones markers were initially carved from stones. Today, we call them mile markers and they can be seen as you journey along the highways and byways. They are most useful when you need help and need to let someone know where you are located on the path.
Samuel set up a stone to note the significance of God’s help. One could call it a memory marker for him and for the people of just how good God had been.
This week, what if we carved some time out of our busy schedules and identified a milestone or two which occurred in 2019 that we want to remember.
So, maybe there has been a time this year where God has helped to deliver you. Maybe God has helped and healed you. Maybe He has helped and provided an unforeseen way.
What battles have you gone through and God has helped? And now you have victory through God in Christ. Name it. Give it a name. Give the victory a name.
Write it down, too. In your journal or even in your electronic device.
As we start wrapping up this year, what if we spent the remaining few weeks reflecting back on the goodness of God.
And praise HIM for it.
Maybe you will even feel lead to share your story with someone else who needs a word of encouragement. A word to help. 😁
Until next time,
Be Strengthened and Encouraged in HIM,
Hey There! I'm Liz
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