Devotional verses for 6/16/2020
Help from God:
Psalms 10:14, 18:6, 30:2, 46:1, 79:9,121:1 , Isaiah 41:10, Hebrews 13:6, Romans 8:26, & more
“In my distress I called to the Lord,
and he answered me.
From deep in the realm of the dead I called for help,
and you listened to my cry.
21 Jesus asked the boy’s father, “How long has he been like this?”
“From childhood,” he answered. 22 “It has often thrown him into fire or water to kill him. But if you can do anything, take pity on us and help us.”
23 “‘If you can’?” said Jesus. “Everything is possible for one who believes.”
24 Immediately the boy’s father exclaimed, “I do believe; help me overcome my unbelief!”
1 Samuel 7:12
12 Then Samuel took a stone and set it up between Mizpah and Shen. He named it Ebenezer,[a] saying, “Thus far the Lord has helped us.”
2 Samuel 22:42 They cried for help, but there was no one to save them— to the Lord, but he did not answer.
(Note: “They” were the enemies of the Lord’s people.)
Help from Man:
18 The Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.”
Exodus 23:5 If you see the donkey of someone who hates you fallen down under its load, do not leave it there; be sure you help them with it.
Leviticus 25:35“‘If any of your fellow Israelites become poor and are unable to support themselves among you, help them as you would a foreigner and stranger, so they can continue to live among you.
And many more verses throughout the Bible about helping the poor, orphan, widow, powerless, and those who seek justice.
The early church helping one another: Acts 9:36 & 16:9, 1 Corinthians 12:28, 1 Timothy 5:10