Psalm 129 reminds us that God alone will bring us through tough times.
Psalm 130 declares God's faithfulness to forgives when we confess our sins to Him.
Psalm 131 recognizes that the basis for our contentment is trust in God and a willingness to be humble.
In our Corinthians passage we see how easy it is for initial enthusiasm to dwindle. The start and end of a marathon are far more exciting than the difficult miles in between - it takes determination to keep going and encouragement from each to succeed. As believers, our generosity should stem from our understanding of what God has generously given to us in His priceless gift of salvation. Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!
Tomorrow's Bible In a Year Passage passage: Psalms 132-134, 2 Corinthians 10