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When my soul fainted within me I remembered the LORD: and my prayer came in unto thee, into thine holy temple (Jonah 2:7).

Every child of God runs the risk of fainting (Hebrews 12:3). When he takes his eyes off the Lord, he is in danger of figuratively sinking in the same manner that Peter literally did (Matthew 14:30).

How does the child of God overcome the threat? By remembering the Lord. When one remembers that the Lord is present (Matthew 28:20), he can have the presence of mind to reach out to the Lord – who is likewise stretching forth His hand (Matthew 14:31).

How does the child of God reach out to the Lord? By praying to the Lord and letting his need ascend to the “holy temple.”


The book Meditations Of My Heart (from which this daily devotional is taken) is available / can be ordered from Sain Publications (931-363-6905 or email psain@sainpublications.com).