From childhood to old age, God is always there to support us. God’s work in our lives ought to be a living testimony, so we should as such.
The psalmist was old, and he considered his life to be as a declaration of all that God had accomplished for him (Psalm 71:9 & 18). Recalling God’s lifetime of blessings will assist us with seeing the consistency of His effortlessness consistently, to confide in Him for the future, and to impart to others the advantages of following Him.
Moses declared that God was our refuge and our security. But often we put our trust in other things, job, money, dreams, and aspirations. But God is our only true refuge. Storms may come and go, but God is always there to provide shelter.
David said that God was like (1) a rock that cannot be penetrated, (2) a fortress where the enemy cannot go, (3) a buckler (shield) that is between us and that which can cause harm us, (4) a horn of salvation, which is the power and might of God, and (5) a high tower which puts us above our enemies.
We should call upon God to deliver us. He is righteous and He is loving. David did. We say that we have confidence in God yet do we truly confide in Him? We ought to submit our families, our belongings, and our occupations to God. But above all and primarily, we ought to submit ourselves totally to Him.
God’s caring concern does not start on the day we are born and close on the day we die. It goes back to those days prior to our birth and goes on ahead along the ceaseless way of time everlasting. Our solitary sure assistance comes from God; His compassion for us goes past our natural presence.
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Fear is a shadow that wraps us and eventually detains us inside ourselves. Every one of us has been a captive of fear at some time; fear of dismissal (rejection), fear of misconception (misunderstanding), fear of vulnerability (uncertainty), fear of infection (sickness), or even fear of dying. Yet, we can overcome fear by utilizing the splendid freeing light of the Lord who brings salvation. If we want to dissipate the gloom of fear, let us recall with the psalmist that
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