The year 2020 was historic and will be forever marked in history for the unprecedented events that happened during that twelve month period. There were many tough challenges, disappointment and even loss, but through it all…God remained faithful to His people. He is a faithful Father and He has made us a promise to never leave us nor forsake us! In fact, there is NOTHING that can separate you from His great love – no pandemic, no financial crisis, no eviction, no argument, no sickness or death – absolutely nothing!
The Word of God reassures us today, “Can anything ever separate us from Christ’s love? Does it mean he no longer loves us if we have trouble or calamity, or are persecuted, or hungry or destitute, or in danger, or threatened with death? (As the scriptures say, ‘For your sake we are killed every day; we are being slaughtered like sheep.’) No, despite all these tings, overwhelming victory is ours through Christ, who loved us. And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither our life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow – not even the power of hell can separate us from God’s love.” (Romans 8:35- 38 New Living Translation)
So, looking back on all of the challenges we faced in 2020, let us be mindful that there is so much to be grateful for, not the least of which is God’s very presence with us from the first day to the last and from the first morning breath to the evening’s last…Yes, God has been good to us and granted heart’s desires for so many last year. You know what? He is disposed to keep on blessing us when we keep our hearts and eyes fastened on King Jesus! One of our precious international DWD ministry friends wrote a word of thanks just a few days ago. She writes,
“Dear Cynthia Murray and the DWD Ministry,
As the 2020 literally comes to a close this year, I want to send my heartfelt thanks and appreciation for the seed that you sowed into my [international academic] studies.
This year definitely had its challenges but as we reflect on the year, we see the faithfulness of the great God that we serve.
Thank you for being the vessels He used to help me pay for my first Trimester. The enemy didn’t want to to even start the course but God made a way. Thank you for that.
I pray that you will be blessed by the Spirit without measure and that 2021 will be a year of the greatest Kingdom advancement that the earth has yet to witness.
We pray that God continue to use your ministry in unprecedented ways. “
Yours in Christ, A.M, South Africa
It is our prayer at Divine Women of Destiny Ministries that you are willing and able to look back at 2020, not with bitterness, sadness and discouragement, but with a grateful heart for the blessings that God gave to you, and then look forward with anticipation and faith that the Lord is not finished blessing you yet! God has greater for you, your family and your community! Friend, we believe with you that the best is still yet to come! Let us know your praise reports so that we may celebrate with you too! God bless you and Happy New Year!