Monday Musings

We Will Not Fear

“The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress” (Psalm 46:7). Psalm 46 paints a picture of the earth in turmoil. The opening verses depict God as a refuge, a shelter from the terrible destruction of the world as the very ground falls away and the seas rise up in… Continue reading We Will Not Fear

Monday Musings

Deliverance

“I cry to you, O LORD; I say, ‘You are my refuge, my portion in the land of the living’” (Psalm 142:5). When David was in trouble, many times he sat down and wrote a psalm. He was always honest in those times, telling God exactly how he felt about whatever situation he found himself… Continue reading Deliverance

Monday Musings

Shelter

            “He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty” (Psalm 91:1).             Everyone desires safety. Fearful things surround us all the time, and we would like nothing more than to find a place in which to hide and be safe from the dangers. The author… Continue reading Shelter

Monday Musings

Refuge

            “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble” (Psalm 46:1).             Psalm 46 is one of the most comforting psalms in the book. It doesn’t refer to any specific trouble the author is experiencing; rather, it refers to calamity in general. No matter what the circumstance, God is exalted as… Continue reading Refuge

Monday Musings

No Fear

            “The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?” (Psalm 27:1).             Psalm 27 is an expression of confidence in God. The psalm doesn’t state when it was written, but it does name David as the author.… Continue reading No Fear