“In the day when I cried out, You answered me, and made me bold with strength in my soul.”Psalm 138:3
My kids are blessed to have their own personal cheering sections at sporting events. My husband and I, as well as all of their grandparents, make special effort to make it to each event. Occasionally even an aunt or uncle will show up unexpectedly.
During their games, we applaud and whoop and holler when my son makes a basket or my daughter returns the volleyball. We share in their excitement on the court and are there to provide encouragement, hopefully rallying them on to victory.
As a believer in Christ, I have my own cheering squad for my game of life as well. God the Father, Jesus the Son, the Holy Spirit, and the multitude of believers in Heaven make up my personal group of supporters. They are constantly there for me in all I endeavor to do in my life.
In Psalm, I read, “In the day when I cried out, You answered me, and made me bold with strength in my soul.” My group of encouragers are there to celebrate when I’m experiencing the mountain tops of life but also to give help in the valleys.
When you feel stressed out from a busy day, your Heavenly cheering squad is there rooting you on, encouraging you to not give up. When you are scared to step out in faith and start that Bible study God’s been calling you to lead, they are there to infuse you with courage.
When you yelled at your kids for no reason at all, your cheering section is there to comfort you and give hope for second chances. Your Heavenly cheering squad shows up all the time to cultivate the strength you need to get through your game of life.
Thank God today for His blessing of your Heavenly cheering squad. Remember to talk to the Lord when you are facing struggles and when all is going well for you, as He wants to be involved in every aspect of your life. Tell someone today about the difference God has made in your life and the comfort your Heavenly cheering section provides.
Alisha Ritchie is a member of the Ruby Blogger Team. You can read her devotionals on the Ruby for Women blog as well as other Christian women’s websites.