March 19 – He Carries, Bears, Saves

“You who have been carried by Me from birth And have been carried from the womb; Even to your old age I will be the same, And even to your graying years I will carry you! I have done it, and I will bear you; And I will carry you and I will save you.” – Isaiah 46:3b-4 (NASB)

We all had a mother who gave us life while we developed in her womb for nine months. When we were born our mothers cared for us and carried us with that care from that time until we left home as a mature young adult. For some this was a mother who adopted us. Normally by the time we are old age, our mothers have gone and are no longer with us. But God also has been with us from the time of our conception, knitting us together in our mother’s womb and then watching over as we grow and develop. But God is never done. He is always with us carrying us just as our verse says. Even when our hair turns gray and for some falls out or thins out, God is carrying us. He has done it and continues to. The things God promises to do to help us all our lives is to carry us! It is as if He has already done so, and will bear, and carry again, and finally save us. Yes at the end if we have believed God saves us from eternal death and gives us eternal life.