I Got the Blues
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.
— Hebrews 11:6
It can be hard to confidently move forward and exercise faith when we are still learn- ing how to walk. I feel tempted to shrink back from the first obstacle — which is usu- ally due to stress or exhaustion at work, fear of being alone, or low self-esteem. That’s when I start singin’ the blues.
In his song “Don’t Look Now but I’ve Got the Blues,” B. B. King wrote that “troubles [are] everywhere.” It’s no different for you or me. Right now you could be experiencing a failed relationship, a lost college scholarship, your parents’ divorce, or low funds to pay your rent because one of your jobs was cut due to the economy.
All of those things may ...
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