Re:Verse passage – 1 Peter 5:7-14 (day four)
Today is Thanksgiving Day…a time to reflect on the blessings God has bestowed upon us. Peter tells us now that Satan is prowling around (which means secretive, sneaking up without warning, etc.) trying to steal our joy and gratitude to God. He does not want us to thank God…he doesn’t even want us to acknowledge God. Resist him…don’t allow him to distract you from giving glory to God. Our world seems to be accelerating the evil that would cause despair and hopelessness more each day.
Circumstances in our lives will seek to focus our attention away from God. God has called you and, in His time, will perfect, confirm, strengthen and establish you. This is the true grace of God. Trust Him! Trust in the truth of His Word and the promises He has given. He is faithful. Let me close with this blessing: “Peace be to you all who are in Christ.”