But as for me, I will watch expectantly for the Lord; I will wait for the God of my salvation. My God will hear me. Do not rejoice over me, O my enemy. Though I fall I will rise; Though I dwell in darkness, the Lord is a light for me. Micah 7:7-8
Don't you hate it when people count you out, and they don't know your story? They wrote you off but God wrote you in! There are people who take pleasure in your demise, but the child of God understands, and the prophet Micah is helping us with this, that "Though I fall, I will rise." These verses hold some very clear assurances for those who will trust God. We learn here that as I wait and watch for the Lord He "will hear me." That's good news because it tells you you're not waiting in vain. There is also a warning for your enemies. Your enemies, my enemies don't have the upper hand. I believe, in essence, what the prophet is saying to us is, "You don't want to hate on me. I'll be back." And then there is even more assurance that God is a light for us, even though there is darkness around us. The Psalmist says, "Light arises in the darkness for the upright. . ." (Psalm 112:4, NASB). As children of the Most High we can live with the assurance that as we wait, watch, and expect God to be God in every situation, He will hear, He will be our salvation, and He is light for us.