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Confidence in God

Maybe I am one of those people that are labeled "slow learners" because I seem to have to retake quite a number of my tests of late. Lessons I thought I learned in the past come up again and I fail. I am deeply grateful to have a Teacher who faithfully explains the difficult portions to me over and over again. With His patient tutoring, I can succeed!

I have gone through a struggle with darkness, unbelief, and fear, but I have heard the voice of Jesus calling to me at last. It began with a verse, Hebrews 4:16, "Let us come to the throne of God with confidence, so we can receive mercy and find grace to help us when we need it most." This convinced me that my fearful inhibitions really don't please God, and He can't help me if I won't trust Him to deliver me. Of one thing I was quite sure...this was a time I needed Him most!

I read the promises in Isaiah 49 and it melted me into tears of thanksgiving. When I humbled myself and received God's mercy, Hi…