Where should we go in times of trouble? A Devotion for Difficult Times. This was my first attempt at rock climbing, and I was terrified. 4:13). Finally today, hear the word of the Psalmist, “Trust in Him at all times, O people; pour out your hearts to Him, for God is our refuge” (Psalm 62:8). He is the One in whom we find strength to do all things (Phil. Today let us lean hard on our steadfast refuge! Scripture: Psalm 55:22 . by Greg Laurie on Nov 17, 2004 . Sometimes it seems like an onslaught of bad situations and other times it is little things that happen every now and then. If anyone needed help in time of trouble, it was Daniel. . Devotion In Times of Trouble. This ever-widening polarity has caused a collective groan within the hearts of all who long for unity and equality. Be encouraged today, Stephen & Brooksyne Weber. For the Christian, the answer is easy—we should go to Jesus Christ. Daily prayer: Father, we want to trust You at all times – in times of rejoicing and times of trouble. The administrators set to serve under the current reign of King Darius were bent on removing Daniel from his seat. Quarantine, which Covid-19 began, has now shifted to curfews, fueled by societal unrest. Trouble comes in all forms - family problems, financial problems, emotional stress or personal illness, just to name a few. During these desperate times, our homes have become “caves,” and in our seclusion, we find ourselves at our lowest. David cast his burdens upon the Lord. If you have ever wondered how King David faced the constant burdens of his enemies, simply take a look at Psalm 140. Cast your burden on the Lord, and He shall sustain you; he shall never permit the righteous to be moved. Preview from Guideposts Daily Planner 2019. by Mary Jane Clark. “You’ll be surprised at how it will build your confidence for other things. Because He is the one who keeps us safe in times of crisis: “For in the day of trouble he will keep me safe in his dwelling; he will hide me in the shelter of his sacred tent and set me high upon a rock.” – Psalm 27:5. I wiped my sweaty palms on my pants. I hadn’t been keen on trying it, but my husband, Jim, was insistent. If we are weary and heavy laden, we can go to Him and find rest for our souls, as His yoke is easy and His burden light (Matt. The Story of Daniel: The Power of Prayer and Faith in Times of Great Trouble. 11:28–30). This verse finds him sentenced to a pit of lions for praying to and worshiping God (Daniel 6:13-18).