Predicaments

Psalm 3 is a beautiful picture of peace in the middle of a predicament.  The first two verses describe this predicament. Verses 5 & 6 pictures the writer as sleeping peacefully. So, what sits in the middle of predicament and peace? The truths of verses 3 & 4 are key.

But you, O Lord, are a shield around me; you are my glory, the one who holds my head high. I cried out to the Lord, and he answered me from his holy mountain.

Lord…you…the one…the Lord…he…his

Once again, I am faced with a decision: when difficult, unpleasant times come, where will my focus be? What will grab my attention? The truth that ultimate victory comes from the Lord alone is to be my focus through these times.

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Lord, you alone are my rescuer and Victor. May I be disciplined to look to you when the unexpected comes.

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