“NOT ALL RESCUES LOOK ALIKE”
2 Samuel 22:17 & 20b “He reached down from on high and took hold of me; he drew me out of deep waters….he rescued me because he delighted in me.”
Pondering this scripture, my internal thoughts went like this: “I have asked ‘why’ I was rescued and given more time to live on earth. I guess the reason is “that You delight in me.”
But, Lord, that can’t be. You delight in all your kids. Many more deserving than I. Look at Joyce. I know you delighted in her. But she died fully trusting you.”
That’s when I “heard” these words. “Not all rescues look alike.” Isaiah 57:1b & 2 “devout men are taken away, and no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil. Those who walk uprightly enter into peace; they find rest as they lie in death.”
Who am I to doubt that Joyce’s rescue was not as great or greater than mine? Our times are in his hands.