It seems every time I listen to the news there are more things to worry about. The stock market is not doing well. Our retirement funds keep losing more money than we are putting into them. There is always something new that scientist are finding may cause cancer. And of course, there is the looming presidential election for those of us in the United States. I was at a meeting at church last night and the concerns we have over the election came up. As we were all praying together a verse popped into my head.
"I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world." John 16:33
What a wonderful promise! God knows that there will always be trouble of some sort here on earth, but he has already won the big battle!
I take comfort in the fact that God is still God, He is in charge over me, my family, the stock market and any presidents or rulers here on earth. He has no hidden agenda and He always wants the best for us.