I Need Some Help
ILLUSTRATION: The following is a somewhat humorous story taken from Reader's Digest:
As a member of the Marine Corps, Capt. David Rilling was once required to attend a parade in Washington, D.C., at the Marine Barracks. He became hopelessly lost while driving through the city and, upon spotting an Army installation, pulled in to ask the sentry directions. The soldier seemed friendly and gave him precise instructions. He was impressed with the soldier's helpfulness toward a member of another armed service - until he arrived at the National Zoo. 1
1. Aren't you glad this is not the way God works? Aren't
you glad that when we need help we can count on Him to give us the right directions?
2. The truth of the matter is that we need help from God
every single day of our lives: I need help--you need help. Thank God, we can come to Him for the help we need and know that He is always available to not only steer us in the right direction, but to provide those thing essential to our needs.
3. Psalm 46:1, " God is our refuge and strength, a very
present help in trouble."
4. Psalm 38:22, "Make haste to help me, O Lord my
5. Psalm 40:13, "Be pleased, O Lord, to deliver me: O Lord,
make haste to help me."
6. I would like to give you three things to consider this
I. Help Is Available
II. Help Is Abundant
III. Help Is Assured
I. HELP IS AVAILABLE
1. It is interesting to watch the non-Christian world as they
move about in their daily affairs. People are so stressed out. Great demands are placed upon their time--their work, travel to and from work, and all the mired of things that pressure them and perplex them in a single day. It's not easy living in the 21st century.
ILLUS: I was listening to the local news this week. They said that "road rage" is up in Sacramento. I forget what the percentage was, but it was up cons ...
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