January 30, 2023

Slain Enemies

But you, Lord, are a shield around me, my glory, the One who lifts my head high. I cry out to the Lord with my voice, and he answers me from his holy mountain. Psalm 3:3-4

When David penned this Psalm to the LORD, he was dealing with so many various things. In particular, he was fleeing from Absolom at this point and felt that his enemies were increasingly surrounding him. He calls out to the LORD and realizes that God is able to sustain him and be the strength of his support.

What enemies are in your life? Recently, I have been fighting off the enemy of situational depression. While being with a Christian counselor has been beneficial, ultimately it is Christ who has been working to bring stability to my mind. Thankfully, things are beginning to look up!

This particular chapter of Psalms is extremely comforting, as it shows that when we cry out to the LORD, he hears us and answers us. Nobody but Christ can give us the unmatchable comfort and love. Today, I am meditating on this chapter and choosing to rest in his love and peace. Knowing he loves me and has our best interest in mind, it makes things a bit more bearable.

This post is a part of my ongoing series about the book of Psalms. I am reading and writing about a chapter a day. To view past posts, see “Categories” to the right and click “Psalms”.

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