“Instead of your shame you will receive a
double portion, and instead of disgrace you will rejoice in your inheritance.
And so you will inherit a double portion in your land, and everlasting joy will
(Isaiah 61:7, NIV)
TODAY’S WORD from Joel and Victoria
In the Old Testament when this
scripture was written, God’s people were going through a very difficult time.
They were being held captive against their will and mistreated by other
nations. God sent this word to encourage them and give them hope for their
future. When the time came, God was faithful to His Word!
Are you going through a
difficult time today? Let this word bring you encouragement, too. We serve a
God who goes above and beyond our expectations. He wants to give you double for
your trouble. He wants to bring you restoration and make things even better
If you are facing challenges
today or going through a time of adversity, remember, it’s always darkest just
before the dawn appears. Your days are destined to shine brighter because God
is faithful. As you stay in faith and are obedient to His Word, you’ll receive
double for your trouble and see God go above and beyond in every area of your
A PRAYER FOR TODAY
Father God, thank You for Your faithfulness in my life. Thank
You for directing and ordering my steps. I know that You will go above and
beyond my expectations as I keep my heart and mind stayed on You. In Jesus’
Joel & Victoria Osteen