But God reassured him
what a friend we have in you, God! what a truthful and loving friend for eternity! praise you for never abandoning us, for always being with us, and going another step further to leave no doubt in our minds that you are really with us and in perfect control and true to your words and sovereign and loving and just and merciful and powerful and victorious and infinitely wise and unendingly compassionate and never late and so much more! just you, just you. thank you lord for not leaving us alone to ourselves and a one-time encounter with you - no, you keep moving and keep working in us and go one step higher, from glory to glory, from strength to strength. there truly is no life apart from you!