bible based christian daily devotional

Do you see an inappropriate ad? PLEASE REPORT IT!

Categories

Worthy Devotions - Bible Based Christian Daily Devotional

Sunny skies ahead!

Monday, August 27, 2007 (5:09 pm)

Isaiah 26:3 Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.

After our very small wedding in Jerusalem, my wife and I planned to have the big ceremony she'd always dreamed of, in Havre De Grace, Maryland. Rivka had it planned it to the tee. It was an outdoor wedding next to the longest standing lighthouse on the east coast. We were going to wow our guests with an entrance by way of sailboat. Ten dancers with candles in glasses were to proceed my beautiful bride as I awaited her under our hand-crafted chuppa, lit by the sunset on the bay.

Unfortunately, things didn't flow quite the way we had planned. Nothing went right — and when I say nothing — I really mean nothing. We got started terribly late because some important wedding party guests were late, so the sunset entrance didn't happen. It rained and rained and the cold wind blew. We had no indoor option. We did end up coming in on a sailboat, but we were both soaking wet! The electricity kept flickering on and off, along with the sound, during the ceremony because the generators we rented were not working well. The wrong song was played as I was coming down the isle. There were ducks quacking and meandering around in search for food in the tent beside us,and I tell you, that was only the beginning! The whole event seemed like it was written by the Marx brothers!

Despite the circumstances however, we laughed throughout the whole thing. We decided to trust that the Lord was in control, and just enjoy each other. Just before our pastor closed out the ceremony, he said something along these lines: "Marriage is not about sunny skies and perfect weather — what it's really about is being joined together to weather the storms!" Surprisingly, many of our cold, wet guests shared with us that they were incredibly touched and blessed. Both believers and non-believers alike remarked that they could see the joy of the Lord in our lives.

The Lord has joined himself to us, not just through the sunny days, but through every storm of life. God never promised us perfect weather, but He does promise that He will walk beside us even in the most difficult of times.

Keep your mind set on Him and you will be at perfect peace through every storm!

Copyright 1999-2014 Worthy Devotions. All rights reserved.

Leave a Reply




Sign up for our Worthy Briefs! IT'S FREE!!! Your information is completely confidential! We HATE SPAM too!
Your email address:
First Name:
Last Name:
Enter security code:

Read some of our recent Worthy Briefs

Worthy Brief - 7/25/2014
Worthy Brief - 7/24/2014
Worthy Brief - 7/23/2014
Worthy Brief - 7/22/2014
Worthy Brief - 7/21/2014
  • Most Popular Posts


  • World News
    Russia Supplying Weapons to Iraq
    'Solution is Israel's Destruction', Iran's Ayatollah Declares
    European Court Rules Against Poland Over Secret CIA Prisons
    Two Ukraine Jets Shot Down Near Site of Malaysia Airlines Crash
    Iran Could Achieve Nuclear 'Breakout' in Two Months
    Iran Calls on Resistance Groups to 'Ink Defense Pact' Against Israel (Video)
    Militia Blamed for Benghazi Attack Moved Next Door to Consulate Before Attack
    Israel News
    Hamas Calls for a Third Intifada; UN School Hit (Video)
    Operation Protective Edge Enters 17th Day; Three IDF soldiers killed, 35 Terror Targets Hit
    FAA Lifts Ban on US Flights to Israel
    Protective Edge Enters its 16th Day, Two IDF Soldiers Killed
    UN Finds Rockets in a School for the Second Time
    Israel Dismantling 'Underground' Gaza
    IDF Soldier Missing in Gaza, Presumed Dead; Soldier Kidnapped Claims Hamas
    U.S. News
    Breakthrough Drug That Cures Hepatitis C May Break Obamacare
    Full Coverage: Illegal Immigrants Flooding the Border
    Deadly 'Superbug' Spreading in U.S. Hospitals
    Al Qaeda Working on Digital 9/11 Cyber Attack
    Humanist Files Lawsuit to Remove World War I Memorial
    Increased Earthquake Risk Along New Madrid Fault, USGS says
    Obama Highly Criticized Over West Coast Fundraising Trip
    Christian News
    Miriam Ibrahim Finally Leaves Sudan, Arrives in Italy
    Islamic State Destroys 1,800-Year-Old Church
    Christianity and Non-Hindu Religious Activity Banned
    Islamic State to Christians in Mosul: Convert or Die
    Buddhists Launch Anti-Christian Campaign
    Sudanese Family Drops Suit Against Christian Daughter
    Chinese Pastor Sentenced to 12 Years
    Great Reading Material
    Add our Daily Christian Devotion
    You can add our daily Christian devotional to your sites for FREE!

    You can get more information, please go to Worthy Webmaster.
    Link to our Daily Christian Devotional
    Help others find Worthy Christian Devotions! Use this code to link to Worthy Christian Devotions on your web page:

    <a href="http://www.worthydevotions.com" title="Christian Devotions">Daily Christian Devotionals - Worthy Devotions</a>



    Copyright 1999-2013 Worthy Christian Devotional – Daily Devotion » Sunny skies ahead!