PrayerPoints ~ Wednesday, February 24

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Today’s PrayerPoint ~ Psalm 27

“The Lord is my light and my salvation — whom shall I fear?” Psalm 27:1

Psalm 27 has so much good stuff in it!

And still, even with knowing the truths that are there, at times I am still fearful. I think I dwell on too many “what ifs”. I cannot control the future. Even though there are times I wish I could, it is for the best that I can’t. The best I can do is control my responses to situations. Knowing that the Lord is my shelter, my fortress, my salvation, my light, and the stronghold of my life helps me  put the “what ifs” into a proper perspective.

Recently, to every “what if” I have been trying to say “even if” instead and I recount the promises of God’s presence, perspective, and peace.

Psalm 27:5 says “For in the day of trouble…” and it reminds me that we all have days of trouble. Sometimes there are many days of “trouble” in a row. But “he will keep me safe in his dwelling; he will hide me in the shelter of his tabernacle and set me high upon a rock.

There is no end to hardship in personal relationships, work situations, physical health, or the circumstances found in the world today because we live in a world full of sinners who make selfish choices. I have made quite a few sinful choices myself to the pain and detriment of myself and others. But God works in and through us and, often in spite of us to share His grace, mercy, forgiveness, and love to our hurting world!

 

 

2 thoughts on “PrayerPoints ~ Wednesday, February 24

  1. [cid:0D91BA80-D272-4BD1-89F5-D125D1A78148] Annette Oliver, MEd, MSFL Early Childhood Program Director Graduate and Undergraduate Programs 800 N Columbia Seward, NE 68434 402-643-7474 FAX: 402-643-3328

    “I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.” John 10:10b ESV

    From: prayerpointsbyliz <comment-reply@wordpress.com> Reply-To: prayerpointsbyliz <comment+ey4xekhvykdcyctld37sq0v@comment.wordpress.com> Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 6:50 AM To: Annette Oliver <Annette.Oliver@cune.edu> Subject: [New post] PrayerPoints ~ Wednesday, February 24

    PrayerPoints by liz posted: ” Today’s PrayerPoint ~ Psalm 27 “The Lord is my light and my salvation — whom shall I fear?” Psalm 27:1 Psalm 27 has so much good stuff in it! And still, even with knowing the truths that are there, at times I am still fearful. I think I dwell on too”

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