Let not your heart be troubled

Every once in awhile, I just have to pull out something by Amy Carmichael and share it with you again. Today was one of those days.

Witnesses to Hope

Is your heart troubled by some way that you have failed the Lord?  Amy Carmichael shows us the truth about how the Lord looks upon our failings:

John 13.38:  Jesus answered him, . . . The cock shall not crow until you have denied Me three times.

John 14.1: Let not your heart be troubled.

“After speaking of Peter’s fall, which He foresaw, our dear Lord immediately says, Let not your heart be troubled.  He saw across that day of grief to the restoration that would follow.  His eyes were not fixed on the sad interruption to fellowship and joy, but on the hour when Peter would be back in love again, never again to grieve his Lord like that.  And so to the surprised and surely greatly troubled little company He said, Let not your heart be troubled.

“Most of us have things which would naturally greatly trouble us…

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