Because he has set his love upon Me, therefore I will deliver him; I will set him on high, because he has known My name. He shall call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him and honor him. With long life I will satisfy him and show him My salvation. Psalm 91:14-16 NKJV
For many people Psalm 91 is a favorite portion of scripture. It reveals the blessing and protection of abiding in the presence of God. I find comfort in the reason God promises to protect us even when people all around us suffer calamity and devastation.
Why does God say setting our love upon Him is the reason He protects us while thousands of people fall around us? Jesus created us to be loved by Him as only He can love us. Jesus created us to love Him as only we can love Him!
Jesus promises to set on high people who know His name. In warfare high ground is a place of safety. It offers a tactical advantage. We will be lifted on High into the Lord’s presence. Living in the presence of Jesus offers us an advantage nothing else can.
I am comforted by the reason God promises to deliver us and set us on high. It is because we know His name. In ancient times a person’s name described his or her character. Names were carefully chosen to disclose lineage and heritage.
Jesus has the power to answer us when we call out to Him. Jesus promises to be with us and deliver us when we are in danger. Only Jesus can keep such a promise. Jesus can keep His promises because His name is Faithful and True!
God the Father honors people who honor Jesus. Will you honor Jesus today? Will you honor Him in the way you treat other people? Will you honor Jesus in the way you live?
God promises to honor you if you set your love upon Jesus. He promises to honor you with long life. Can God keep that promise? I do not know if your years will be long upon the Earth. I do know the time you spend in the presence of the Jesus will never end!
Jesus will bestow honor upon you by using you to bring other people out of the bondage of unbelief into the promised land of abundant living with God!
Have you set your love upon the Lord? Do you know His name? Have you received His salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ? If not call out to the Lord today. Incline your hearth to faith in Jesus Christ today!
Let Jesus deliver you. Let Jesus set you on high. Allow Jesus to honor you and satisfy you with long life. Jesus will reveal the power of His salvation to you and through you!
Only Almighty God can love you today and forever!
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