I will lift up my eyes to the hills-From whence comes my help? My help comes from the Lord, Who made heaven and earth. Psalms 121 NKJV
Was the Psalmist looking to the hills for danger? Was he looking to the hills for deliverance? Only the Lord knows. We do know this pilgrim Psalm affirms that our help comes from the Lord. Jesus helps people who seek Him. Seek Jesus today!
What lurks just beyond the horizon? Is it illness, betrayal or financial hardship? How will the Lord deliver healing and restoration? It will come. Almighty God helps people who trust Him.
He will not allow your foot to be moved; He who keeps you will not slumber. Behold, He who keeps Israel Shall neither slumber nor sleep. Vs 3-4
It may seem like Jesus has gone away and left you alone. He has not. He will not. The same God who watched over Israel for thousands of years is watching over you today!
The Lord is your keeper; The Lord is your shade at your right hand. The sun shall not strike you by day, Nor the moon by night. Vs 5-6
When we suffer the loss of people we love it can be difficult to believe God watches over us day and night. Our circumstances do not invalidate the Word of God. The Word of God brings the murky circumstances of life into focus!
The Lord shall preserve you from all evil; He shall preserve your soul. The Lord shall preserve your going out and your coming in from this time forth, and even forevermore. Vs 7-8 NKJV
God is more concerned with keeping us from evil and preserving our souls than protecting us from trials or even keeping our temporary bodies from harm. That does not mean Jesus will not intercede and protect us from hardship and heartache!
God wants us to live with an eternal perspective!
Life is a vapor that appears and fades from view. How long will you walk upon the earth? Only God knows. Only Jesus can guarantee you will live on in eternity!
If you have bowed your head and bent your knee in submission to Jesus you have God’s Word and promise. Your body will decay but your spirit will soar into eternity!
Do not be afraid to offer yourself to the Lord. He will reward you with an eternal life that will not be hindered by sin, shame or suffering.
Life can be scary. Do not be fearful. Jesus is keeping watch over you right now!
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