Sunday, November 22
Not In My Bow
Today's reading: Psalm 44:1-26
Psalm 44 is an earnest prayer offered to God during a time of distress and oppression. The Psalmist begins his conversation with God by looking back at what God has done. Next he moves on to tell God how, despite the intense adversity and disgrace that has come upon them, he is committed to following Him. The psalmist then concludes his prayer asking God for deliverance.
I was drawn to the words and message conveyed in verses 4-8. My heart was moved by how in the middle of intense distress, the psalmist remains unmoved, and tells God this, proclaiming his steadfast trust in Him.
"For not in my bow do I trust, nor can my sword save me" (vs. 6)
What battles are you going through right now? Have you, are you and/or will you turn your situation over to God and tell Him "I trust in You"? Tami
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