1 Samuel 7:12
Samuel then took a large stone and placed it between the towns of Mizpah and Jeshanah. He named it Ebenezer (which means “the stone of help”), for he said, “Up to this point the Lord has helped us!”
We have all had times where the Lord helped us. We were in a situation that seemed hopeless, the finances were tight, our health was failing, we were lonely, worn, tired or afraid. Whatever the case may be we have all seen where God showed up and did the miraculous.
Samuel used the rock to mark this place. A place to remember “God has helped us this far.” A place to move forward from.
When it seems like life is hard and we don’t see God showing back up the way we expect; look back on the places, the times, the ways God showed up before and move forward trusting God.
Sometimes we all need a reminder of the ways God has helped us. Sometimes we need to share these stories with others to help build their faith.
God thank you for the times you’ve helped us. Help us to never forget your faithfulness and go with us as we move forward.