“In the Lord I take refuge. How then can you say to me: ‘Flee like a bird to your mountain?’” (Psalm 11:1, NIV)
“How will I get through this? I cannot possibly handle it alone.” Sound familiar?
In facing life’s inevitable conflicts, we do not have to handle them alone. The sooner we recognize the marvelous gift of his presence, the less frustrated our solutions. Whether death of loved ones, sudden illness, misunderstandings between friends, or persecution, our Lord will sustain us.
In Psalm 11, David demonstrates firm conviction of God’s guidance, announcing, “In the Lord I take refuge.” He reminds us the wicked continually seek to discourage Christian efforts. God remains protective with assurance, “...upright men will see His face”(Psalm 11:7).
Aren’t we glad God is in control? He knows what is best for us even if we do not always approve. <...