Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God”; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone.
– James 1:13
You cannot stumble on something that is behind you.
And not only that, but we also boast in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us.
– Romans 5:3-5
Hebrew Meaning of Deliverance
Nasal: to deliver or to rescue.
Palat: to escape, to save or to deliver.
Yasar: to deliver or to save.
You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil, my cup overflows. Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.
– Psalm 23:5-6
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
– Psalm 23:4
Dealing with valleys can be overwhelming, but valleys display our trust in God
Praise is declaration, a victory cry, proclaiming faith to stand firm in the place God has given you. Praise is a proclamation that the enemy’s intent to plunder you will not rock you. Praise declares that you will not be moved by the enemy’s attempt to snatch you away.
– Darlene Zschech