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  • Why me God?I wonder how often we raise ourvoices to shout out these wordswhen in pain.
  • How often have we questioned;why God? Why me Lord? Why mychildren? Why did you allow thisto happen? Why this sickness?Why will you not heal me?Why? Why? Why?
  • There are a thousand WHYS thatsnugly fit into a thousandreasons why we cry out in sucha way to God.
  • We know God cares and we are surethat he hears and answers prayerotherwise we would simply notbother to seek his help.
  • Why Me God?
  • However with every WHY ME comesan underlying accusation thatquietly says; you could havestopped this, why will you notheal me? Why did you cause thisto happen to me?
  • During a recent bout of illness Ifound myself asking, Lord why,why me? I got the answer thismorning just a few days after’he had healed me…
  • Gods answer came quietly andsurely from… Psalm 103
  • Why me Lord? Why would you blessmy soul and daily laden me withbenefits?
  • WHY ME GOD?
  • Why Lord, why would you forgiveall my iniquities and heal allmy diseases?
  • Why pick me out Lord, why wouldyou redeem my life fromdestruction and crown me withloving kindness and tendermercies?
  • Why me Lord, why would you wantto satisfy my mouth with goodthings so that my youth isrenewed like the eagle?
  • Why would you execute judgementfor me when I am oppressed andtreated unfairly, why on earthwould you want to make known yourways and your acts unto me?
  • Why God, why me Lord; why wouldyou be merciful and gracious tome? Why would you be slow toanger and plenteous in mercytoward me?
  • WHY ME GOD?
  • Why me my God, why me? How is itthat you dont always accuse,rebuke and contend with me? Howis it that youre not angry withme all the time?
  • Why Lord? Why have you notpunished me according to mysins? Why have you not rewardedme according to my iniquities?
  • Why God, why are your mercyand your loving kindness sogreat toward me when I fear,worship and honour you?
  • Why Lord? Why would you want toremove my transgressions as faras the east is from the westfrom me ?
  • Why dear God why? Why do youpity me as a father pities hischildren? Is it that you know my framethat I am dust, that my days are asgrass, as a flower of the field,here today, gone tomorrow?
  • WHY ME GOD?
  • Why Lord? Why is your mercytoward me from everlasting toeverlasting and your righteousnessunto my childrens children?
  • This sets the WHY inits rightful place,doesnt it?
  • Why on earth would God care forus at all? Why would he considerus, sick or not? In poverty orplenty, why would he heal us,forgive and save us, why?
  • ‘Can a woman forget her suckingchild, that she should not havecompassion on the son of her womb?Yes, they may forget, (beoblivious to you) yet will I notforget you.’
  • ‘Behold, I have graven, (I haveindelibly imprinted, tattooed apicture of) you upon the palmsof my hands; your walls (ofprotection) are continually beforeme.’ Isaiah 49:15-16 (AMP)
  • Enough Lord, I get it, its notabout why me’…
  • Its about giving thanks ratherthan complaining, its aboutliving in wonder at yourgoodness and mercy…
  • Its about realizing that no matterwhat we go through in life, be itsickness, pain or poverty, be itdeath itself, Gods love will bringus through to victory.
  • ‘Bless the LORD, you his angelsthat excel in strength, that dohis commandments, hearkeningunto the voice of his word’…
  • Bless you the LORD, all you hishosts; you ministers of his thatdo his pleasure…
  • ‘Bless the LORD, all his works in allplaces of his dominion: bless theLORD, O my soul’Psalm 103:20-22
  • ‘I will bless the Lord at all times, hispraise shall continually be in mymouth’Psalm 34:1
  • Why? Because he loves me enoughto keep forgiving me when Icomplain and shout; Why Me God?Why? because he first loved me…
  • Why? Because he loved meenough to be punished for my sinand to die in my place…
  • Why? For he was wounded for mytransgressions, bruised for myiniquities and chastised to buy mepeace, and by his stripes he boughtme perfect soundness of health…Isaiah 53:5
  • Why? Because Gods highest wishfor me is that I prosper and be inperfect soundness of health, mind,soul and body even as my soulprospers