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God's Lifetime Is Forever

I will be your God throughout your lifetime—until your hair is white with age. I made you, and I will care for you. I will carry you along and save you.  Isaiah 46:4 NLT

Photo courtesy of pixabay.Some could no longer remember.

As we sang “How great Thou art!” at the nursing home, I saw that some of my friends could no longer remember where they were or how they had come to live there. A few had forgotten their children's names, and one or two, even their own names. But as we sang that familiar hymn, most had no trouble remembering the words as we lifted our voices in praise.

As the last notes faded away, I remembered that what really mattered was not how smart we were, how much money we had in the bank, or where we lived—but how much we mattered to God.

God has given us His promise to carry us not only during our years of beauty and youth but also through our white hair and failing memory.

God’s love is an eternal and unchanging commitment from Him. Even when everyone else forgets, He will still care for us. He has promised to carry us for a lifetime, and His lifetime is forever.

No matter your age or circumstances, remember God will carry you.

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Peter Caligiuri

Peter Caligiuri has served as a volunteer chaplain for more than twenty years at Allied Skilled Nursing and as a lay pastor for NCF church in Taylor, Pennsylvania, for sixteen years. Recently, he and his wife Nancy retired and moved to Florida. Together, they have two sons, six grandsons, and one granddaughter. Peter writes regularly for his blog and has self-published several titles related to nursing home ministry, as well as some collections of devotional readings.