Blessed be the Lord my Rock, Who trains my hands for war, And my fingers for battle. Psalm 144 NKJV
David praises God for past victories, prays for present deliverance and paints a picture of future blessings.
The mighty man of war takes no credit for his victories in battle. He looks to God for victory in the present. He looks toward his future through eyes of faith.
David’s faith was firmly planted on the Rock of Ages. God taught David to fight through the emotional turmoil, trials and troubles David wrote about in the Psalms. The Lord taught David how to pray until his heart or circumstances changed.
Jesus wants us to have our feet firmly planted on the Rock of our faith. God teaches His children to fight through stinking thinking and emotional turmoil. Jesus wants us to continue praying until our circumstance or our hearts are changed!
God told me, “My hand has always been upon you.” He was lifting me up above my circumstances even while I ran from Him. I spend a lot of time praying for God to give me victory over circumstances today. I fight my spiritual battles by looking toward my future through eyes of faith!
Lord, what is man, that You are mindful of him? Or the son of man, that You are mindful of him? Man is like a breath; His days are like a passing shadow. Vs 3-4
God’s love and concern for us is a mystery. Why is the Father so patient with us? Why does He forgive our sin against Him so freely and often? Why does Jesus love people who disobey and rebel against Him again and again? It doesn’t matter why!
God is longsuffering and patient with His children. He forgives us when we bow our hearts before Jesus in humility. The Lord’s love for us is so great He accepts us just as we are but promises not to leave us that way!
Our days upon the earth come and go so quickly most of us will be forgotten within a few generations. The redeemed of the Lord will live on in eternity!
I will sing a new song to You, O God; On a harp of ten strings I will sing praises to You, Vs 9
Everyone who looks to the future through eyes of faith will sing a new song to the Ancient of Ages in eternity. We will sing in the heavenly choir with voices like angels. Our praise will be magnified by the holiness of our perfected bodies.
You can sing a new song of faith to Jesus today. Take your stand of faith on the Rock of Ages. Let God fight the good fight of faith through you today!
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