Amanda Thompson (Gauteng, South Africa)
“I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." - Jeremiah 29:11-13 (NIV)
Today’s scripture came to me at a time when I felt hopeless. I was very poor, my son had committed suicide, and less than a year later my grandson died of cancer. It felt as if the bottom of my world had fallen out.
At first I was angry —...
Through good and bad, God holds on to me.
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