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Psalms 33:6-35:21

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“The king is not saved by his great army; a warrior is not delivered by his great strength. The war horse is a false hope for salvation, and by its great might it cannot rescue.”

Psalm‬ ‭33:16-17‬ ‭ESV‬‬

Where do you find your hope?

I feel most safe when I can anticipate what’s going to happen. The unknown brings fear and anxiety for me. Over the years I have worked hard to find a peace in the midst of the unknown. I wonder, sometimes, if I will ever fully overcome my anxiety this side of heaven. My hope increases as I read the Psalms.

The psalms are full of honest emotions and helpful truths to cling to. In the midst of my anxiety I am believing a lie that I am not safe, I am not enough and I am not loved by my God. The Psalms remind us that our hope comes from who our God is and not on our efforts and works.

Truths to cling to …

  • The Lord is our protector. Psalm 32:20
  • The Lord hears us and will answer. Psalm 33:4
  • The Lord is for the righteous. Psalm 33:15
  • The Lord is very near in times of heartache. Psalm 33:18

Where do you find hope in todays reading? Share with us in the comments the truths that you will cling to for hope.

Dear Lord, you are near and comforting and not silent. Thank you for being that kind of God. Help us to be people who hope in You, who trust you, who live for you. Amen.

Mandy

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