Word of the Day: Confidence “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” – Isaiah 41:10

In a world where uncertainty and fear can sometimes feel overwhelming, there is nothing quite as reassuring as the knowledge that God is always with us and will provide for our every need. Isaiah 41:10 is a powerful reminder of God’s unwavering faithfulness and His promise to hold us up with His righteous hand. When we put our trust in Him, we can face anything that comes our way with confidence and security. So let’s take heart and remember that we are never alone—God is always with us!

The Source of Confidence: The prophet Isaiah encourages believers, “Do not fear, for I am with you.” Confidence stems from the unwavering presence of God in our lives. His constant companionship dispels fear and uncertainty, replacing them with assurance and peace. The psalmist declares, “The Lord is my light and my salvation—whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life—of whom shall I be afraid?” (Psalm 27:1). As we abide in God’s presence, we find the strength and courage to face whatever challenges may come our way.

The Promise of Strength and Help: “I will strengthen you and help you,” declares the Lord. Our confidence is not rooted in our own abilities but in the power and assistance of God. He is our ever-present help in times of trouble, providing the strength and support we need to overcome every obstacle. The apostle Paul writes, “I can do all things through him who gives me strength” (Philippians 4:13). When we place our trust in God, He equips us with the confidence to navigate life’s challenges with faith and perseverance.

Upheld by God’s Righteous Hand: “I will uphold you with my righteous right hand,” affirms the Lord. God’s righteous hand symbolizes His justice, authority, and protection. It is a hand that upholds His people with steadfast love and unwavering faithfulness. The psalmist writes, “The Lord will keep you from all harm—he will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore” (Psalm 121:7-8). In God’s righteous hand, we find security, stability, and unshakable confidence.

Reflection: Today, let us reflect on the confidence that comes from knowing God’s presence and provision in our lives. Are we trusting in His promises to strengthen, help, and uphold us? Are we living with boldness and courage, confident in God’s faithfulness and protection? May we find assurance in the unchanging character of our Heavenly Father, who promises to be with us always.

Closing Thought: As we place our confidence in God’s promises, let us take heart in the assurance of His presence and provision. The psalmist declares, “The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth” (Psalm 145:18). May we rest in the certainty of God’s unfailing love and find confidence in His righteous right hand, knowing that He will uphold us and guide us through every season of life.

Eric D Cooper
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