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Fear paints a picture of helplessness and hopelessness. It steals our peace and focus. What are we fearful about ? We are concerned about the safety of our families, health, finances, jobs, relationships, future etc. How did David deal with his fears ? Answer is found in Psalm 34:4
I sought the Lord, and He answered me; He delivered me from all my fears“.
And how does God deliver us from our fears ? When we “look to Him”(vs 5), focus on Him, call upon Him and pray to Him, our fears fade. ” ..those who fear Him lack nothing” (vs 9) concludes David. How wonderful it is that in the fear of the Lord we are delivered from all our fears.

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My soul clings to the dust; give me life according to your word! [Psalm 119:25, ESV]

There are times when we go to God’s Word and every word seems to have life and leap out from the pages. On the other hand, sometimes our hearts seem to grow dull, the words feel lifeless, having little or no impact on our lives. At such times Psalm 119 – a poem of love for the word of God – seems so remote from our experience. All through the Psalm, however, we find expressions of real sorrow and frustration, and in verse 25, for instance, the psalmist confesses that his soul clings to the dust. Read more

If we’re to shine the Light,
then why more like Jesus aren’t we
why is His reflection in us . . .
so hard for others to see?

If we’re to act as the Light,
then why don’t we share
why to the Good News
don’t we make more people aware? Read more

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5The Lord himself watches over you! The Lord stands beside you as your protective shade. 6The sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon at night. 7The Lord keeps you from all harm and watches over your life. 8The Lord keeps watch over you as you come and go, both now and forever [Psalm 121:5-8].

Me: God, can I ask you a question? God: Sure…
Me: Why did you let so much stuff happen to me today? God: What do you mean?
Me: Well, I woke up late God: Yes
Me: My car took forever to start God: Really?
Me: At lunch they made my sandwich wrong and I had to wait God: Okay
Me: On the way home, just as I picked up a call, my phone went dead God: Hmm… Read more