“The Lord is a shelter for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
Those who know your name trust in you,
For you, O Lord, do not abandon those who search for you.”
This is one of those verses beloved that I just want to soak in. There is so much goodness to renew your mind with! Did you know when you renew your mind, you’re actually exchanging the old thoughts of fear, doubt, anxiety and stress with truth.
You may have situations and people coming against you that cause you to actually feel oppressed! He Is Your Shelter! You are safe.
You may be experiencing one hard thing after another and you wonder, ” How much Lord? How much more?” He Is Your Refuge! Hide in Him.
This passage reminds us that when we know His name we trust in Him. That means we haven’t just heard about Jesus but we know, know Him. We know that He is who He says He is. We know what his name means and all that it entails.
He is El Shaddai- God Almighty
He is Yahweh- Lord.
He is Yahweh Jireh- The Lord Provides,
He is Yahweh Shalom- The God of Peace.
He is Yahweh Rapha- The Lord who heals.
He is Yahweh Nissi – The Lord our Banner.
He is Yahweh M’kaddish – The Lord who Sanctifies, and much much more.
It is the last line to me that seals the deal! You don’t abandon us when we are searching for you! He is with us beloved! He is with us! We are not alone in these trials. Spend some time renewing your mind with these truths that remind you that no matter the situation, our God is faithful! Then open His love letter and seek him dear ones, and He will be found by you!
Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. ( James 4:8)
You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all of your heart. ( Jer. 29:13)
O taste and see that the Lord is good how blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him. (Ps. 34:8)
For in the day of trouble He will conceal me in His tabernacle: In the secret place of His tent. He will hide me; He will lift me up on a rock. (Ps.27:4,5)
The Lord’s hand is not so short that it cannot save. (Isaiah 59:1)
Let the heart of those who seek the Lord be glad. (Ps 105:3)