Psalm 91:1-8 Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.[a 2 I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”
3 Surely he will save you from the fowler’s snare and from the deadly pestilence. 4 He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.
5 You will not fear the terror of night, nor the arrow that flies by day.,6 nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness, nor the plague that destroys at midday. 7 A thousand may fall at your side,
ten thousand at your right hand, but it will not come near you. 8 You will only observe with your eyes and see the punishment of the wicked.
When life's storm appears to never cease, when the sea billows continues to roll, when the direction to take seems confusing and uncertainty seem to cloud your mind, when the troubles of life appears to rage on, God promises to be your hiding place.
The Psalmist in this text makes this declaration concerning God and Him being a hiding place to run to. "I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”
Is this where you are in your faith on today? Are you trusting God as your only source of dependence and security?
Where is your hiding place? Are you riding out life's storm under the wings of Almighty God? Or, are you riding out life's storm in your shelter of self sufficiency?
Where are your place of shelter? I have made the choice to seek shelter under the wings of my God who promises to shield, guide and protect me not from life's storms, but in them.
If you have not had a chance to experience the storms of life, KEEP LIVING!
If you have been living your life in rejection of God and His Word, where will you find shelter when the guaranteed storms of life comes knocking at your door?
Safety under the wings of God is the only hiding place where the enemy is not allowed to go. Everywhere else is free play for the enemy.
Mercy and grace is found and fears and doubt are gone in God's Hiding place. Yes, it is underneath the wings of our God where we too can declare that God is our refuge and strength.
In the presence of God under His wings is the only place God where true shelter is found.
God's promise to those that have taken up shelter in Him is that they are guaranteed protection from the fowler’s snare and from the deadly pestilence because He will cover them with His feathers, and under his wings we will find refuge.
God's Word declares that He or she who puts their trust in Him will safely be carried to a place of rest and peace in life's storms.
People of God, regardless of how big or raging your storm is on today, God promises to shelter you under His wings for it is in Him alone where you will find refuge for under the wings of your faithful God is your hiding place .
Because God is your hiding place, He declares that you have no need to fear the terror of night, nor the arrow that flies by day, nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness, nor the plague that destroys at midday for the Lord your God is your shelter.
God is declaring to you on today that His hiding place is the only place where you will observe with your eyes and see the punishment of the wicked.
It is under the shadow of God's wing where we find refuge and strength people of God. Lay down your burdens and run to Him!
Indeed, the Lord our God is our hiding place. Lord, when I am afraid, you are my hiding place. When the storms of my life rage, I WILL seek shelter underneath your wing. I rejoice and sing for you are my refuge and my strength.
Are you in need of rest from the cares of the world? 1 Peter 5:7-Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.
Thank You for for being my hiding place. Thank You Lord for being my shelter in life's storms. Thank you Lord for being a very present help in trouble.
Thank You Lord.