Thursday: Psalm 78; Jeremiah 26.1-24; John 12.1-26

From: Natasha Cassamajor

I get excited reading anything about what God has done for His people. Psalm 78 strangely begins that way for me, but quickly turns into a story of how quick we are to rebel against God. We see the children of Israel, turning from God over and over again and we see God making a way in the wilderness repeatedly.

Verses 2-4 say: “I will open my mouth in parables; I will utter dark sayings from of old, things we have heard and known, that our fathers have told us. We will not hide them from their children, but tell to the coming generation the glorious deeds of the Lord, and his might, and the wonders that he has done.”

Remembering what God has done feels like a necessary part of my walk with God. It doesn’t take much for me to forget how good God was yesterday or the day before. In moments when we are being challenged in our faith walk, it’s easy to have amnesia and forget what He has already done. One of the amazing benefits of remembering God’s goodness is being able to pass it on. Someone is waiting to hear how God brought us through so they can be encouraged to hang in there. People showed up to see if Lazarus was really raised from the dead. John 12:10 tells us that some Jews were putting their faith in Jesus because they had heard that Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead. It’s a beautiful thing for people to see and hear what the Lord has done.

I pray that we would be encouraged in remembering what God has already done. He is faithful to continue what He has begun.

I’m a massage therapist who loves children. I hope to start acting (in plays and films). In the meantime, I write and watch great actors.