Are We Unquenchable Worshippers?

“Though the fig-tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the vines, though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food, though there are no sheep in the pen and no cattle in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my Savior”. (Habakkuk 3:17, 18).
I so love the attitude of Habakkuk, who refused to be discouraged in his quest to glorify God, no matter how bleak the situation he found himself in, “yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my Savior”.

We see the same attitude in Acts 16 with Paul and Silas, sitting in their jail cell after being unjustly arrested, beaten, with their feet in stocks. Everyone would have forgiven them for not being in “the mood” for singing. Yet they refused to let their souls be discouraged, and they worshipped with everything they had left.

We see in these two situations that they chose to respond to God’s worth more than respond to their surrounding condition. I know that few, if any of us, have fig trees or have been jailed for being Christians, but the principle is the same. We can always find a reason to praise. Things in our lives change for better or worse but God’s worth never changes.

Whatever challenges and trials lie ahead of us in this life, may we have the heart of the unquenchable wor-shipper and be found with an undying song of praise on our lips of God’s amazing worth.

Praising Him!
Bro. Kevin