In all the uncertainty in this world, it is reassuring to know you, dear Jesus, are Lord. You are a stable fortress when chaos surrounds me. You are a piercing light driving out the darkest day. You are a comforting balm on the deepest pain. Your Spirit endures against the temporary forces in this world […]
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Torrents of rain saturate my body. A furious, cold wind chills me to the bone. Storm clouds above mask the light. A world of bitterness and brokenness encroaches on me. Yet you surround me like a fortress dear God. You are faithful and true. In you I trust dear Lord. Under your wing I find […]
Read More Prayer Journey — Unshakable
As a fortress, God also defends us against the forces of evil. We need not be afraid because the arrows of the evil one bounce off the fortress of God that surrounds us. We do not need to fear the evil that stalks us.
Read More Seeking Refuge in God’s Fortress
I praise you dear God for friends; long-term friends who have walked with us through very difficult times. Their prayers have lifted us up when we have been too weak to raise our hands to you dear Lord. When trials made it difficult to find words to cry out to you dear God, their words […]
Read More Prayer Journey — Friendship
I love You, O LORD, my strength. The LORD is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, My God, my rock, in whom I take refuge; My shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call upon the LORD, who is worthy to be praised, And I am saved from my enemies. […]
Read More Sunday Praise
You have been a mighty fortress in the heat of battle, a place for us to find refuge. In a shaken world, you are the rock, a solid foundation that cannot be shaken.
Read More Prayer Journey — Humble Praise
At times, dear Lord, we are overwhelmed by the world around us. It appears to dominate all things, seemingly ready to overpower us. Yet you dear Lord are our strength, you are our shield. You are steadfast, a mighty fortress. Praise you Lord that we can rely on you to be our protector. Praise you […]
Read More Morning Praise — Fortified With Essential Truths
“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your […]
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