This must be one of the most encouraging verses in all of the scriptures.
It is a constant reminder, that no matter what, the Lord is there for us.
He is your Refuge; He is your Strength and He is your Helper.
Place ALL of your trust in Him and know Him as your ‘ever-present’ help.
Prayer: Lord, it’s all because of You that I can stand today and give You glory and praise. I am alive today, and its all because of You, my Refuge, my Strength and my Help. Amen.
Jericho was a great and mighty city that had to be conquered.
As Joshua contemplated this challenge, the Lord appeared before him.
As you contemplate what lies before you, open your eyes and see the Lord before you.
The Lord will reveal Himself to you as your very present help in trouble.
Prayer: Lord, I will look to You, my Lord, my Saviour and my Faithful Friend. I will not look at the problems and challenges, but I will lift up my eyes and I will see You, standing with me. Amen.
The Israelites faced a flooded river between them and the Promised Land.
It seemed like an insurmountable obstacle.
But as the priests stepped forward, a miracle took place and the river parted.
Our High Priest goes ahead of us, and opens a way for us, through the impossible.
Prayer: Lord, You are my High Priest, and You step into the flood, into the fire and into the flame that wants to stop and destroy me, and You make a way for me, through it all. Amen.
Obedience to the leading of the Lord makes a way for miracles.
When we do what He tells us to do, nothing is impossible.
Mary believed and expected great things would happen at any moment.
Her instruction to them, applies to us: ‘Do whatever He tells you!’
Prayer: Lord, I choose to follow Your leading and instruction. Speak Lord, Your servant is listening, and I am ready to obey. Amen.
Each one of us is trusting the Lord in some area or another.
Rahab was trusting that her family would be saved from destruction.
She tied a scarlet cord from her window so that she would be saved.
We need the precious blood of our Saviour over our lives, so we can be saved.
Prayer: Lord, thank You for the way in which You intervene in our lives to save and protect us. We ask that You would cover us under the protection of Your precious blood, so that we would know Your restorative and protective hand over our lives. Amen.