The righteous cry. The Lord hears. God states it as fact because it is a fact. The Lord hears your prayers! His boundless compassion is moved at your voice. His Father’s heart loves to deliver His children. Did you pray for deliverance today?
“The righteous cry, and the Lord heareth, And delivereth
them out of all their troubles.”
Deliverance! This is the goal of prayer. We pray because we need God to do something for us or someone else. We pray when we have a need that is beyond our ability. Truly, one of the crucial attributes of prevailing prayer is urgency. Desperation is a strong catalyst to pray. It is easy to pray fervently when the house is being foreclosed, the car is being repossessed, a devastating accusation has been leveled, the cupboards are bare, or a loved one is teetering between life and death. In these cases we cry out for deliverance with great passion and emotion because the need is so great. Rest in the fact that God is greater than any problem you will face. He can deliver you!
However, you need not wait until these terrible situations to ask God for deliverance. Truly, we need God desperately every day. Without Him we can do nothing! Without Him we cannot move or breath. Our very existence depends upon His gracious care.
The Lord can deliver us from ALL our troubles. Take your smallest needs to Him. Although you may not be aware of it, you need Him as much today as you would on your worst day. Do you understand how much you need God today? Pride tells us that we have life under control. We aren’t doing so bad. We deceive ourselves! Oh, how we need the touch of God every day! Walk with Him daily. Pray to Him in faith. Be desperate for His favor in your life. His deliverance will come. He may deliver you from the storm or He may give you peace in the midst of it. Either way you will know that there is a God in Heaven and that He has delivered you.