Words of Hope and Inspiration with Joel and Victoria Osteen

Words of Hope and Inspiration with Joel and Victoria Osteen


He Won’t Let You Down

posted by joel

A few years ago, I saw a report on the news about a teenage girl who had driven her car into some high water on a flooded street. She ended up stranded in her car. The water was rising unusually fast. In just two or three minutes, it was already up over her car hood. She couldn’t open the car doors because the water pressure was too strong. She couldn’t roll down her windows because they were electric. They were showing this Live on the news. As I watched, my heart was beating so fast. She was in there just praying and praying. A man jumped into the water and swam over to the car. He started beating on the window, trying to break it open with no success. The whole time, the car was floating down the road. I’ll never forget seeing this. At one point, the car tilted forward and then went totally underwater. My heart sunk. I thought, “Man, this is just the end.”

About that time, another man jumped into the water and swam toward the car like he was Superman! Somehow he found the car, dove underwater and disappeared for about 30 seconds. It seemed like an eternity. But in a few seconds, you saw the young girl’s arm come up out of the water. I thought, “My goodness! How did he get a window open or a door open under there?” A few seconds later, he pulled her whole body out and was able to help her get to the shore. She was perfectly fine and walked off on her own two feet! If that wasn’t amazing enough, when the wrecker pulled the car out of the water, they noticed that no windows had been broken, no windows were down, and there was no evidence that any doors had been open. The newscaster sat there dumbfounded. He said, “I don’t know. You figure that one out.”

Friend, this story is a powerful reminder that God can make a way where there seems to be no way! You may not be stuck in a flooded car, but no matter how overwhelmed by life you may feel, no matter what the enemy is “flooding” you with, God promises that He will deliver you. He won’t let you drown. He promises to watch over you. He promises to open doors before you and lead you in the path of life. Your job is to live a life of surrender to Him. Live a life of praise and thanksgiving. Declare His favor and protection over you. Keep praying, keep believing and keep praising because He hears you. He is your Deliverer, and He promises to rescue you and lead you to safety and blessing all the days of your life!

When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze. (Isaiah 43:2, NIV)



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    November 28,2009 my son took me to the emergency room at a nearby hospital. I could not breathed, they admitted me immediately. Later that morning he came to visit me and he said I was lying in the bed sipping on a drink and started to coughing, instantly I died. They called code blue, my heart had stopped beating and there was no oxygen in my lungs. They were able to bring me back and rushed me to ICU. They had to put me on the Life support machine, I had tubes in every part of my body,but my ears. When I woke up again it was December 5,2009. I did not know where I was or what had happened to me and was afraid to ask. I had lose all mobility,could not walk or use my hands to feed myself. There was no damage to my brain. The doctors had told my chidren when I woke up that, I would not remember anything. And they where right,after spending another week in the hospital I was released. My chidren had to carry me in the house. Jesus,said it was not my time to expire here on earth. But one thing I remembered when I woke up was having the peace of God that I hadn’t felt in 5yrs. Such a wonderful assurance that everything was alright. We had buried my husband in May of 2004, and this had been the hardest thing our family had been through. Now their mom just come out of a coma. If, had not known God’s will for my life before November28,2009, I knew exactly what it was when He woke me up December5,2009. My chidren and my 6 grandchildren where all waiting for me to come home. God’s will is for me to continue to seek Him daily and nuture my family the way God wants. And to share my story with other hurting people in this world and to encourage everyone I met how AMAZING our GOD is everyday. If had not been for the LORD on my side where would I be.

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