A Prayer to Search Shelter in God
By: Kristine Brown
“For within the day of bother he’ll preserve me protected in his dwelling; he’ll cover me within the shelter of his sacred tent and set me excessive upon a rock.” (Psalm 27:5 NIV)
When life is in turmoil, we lengthy for a protected place to be. An area the place we’re shielded from the surface world, the place we are able to discover the peace we so desperately want.
God offers us power and knowledge to face the challenges surrounding us. From our hardest circumstances can come our biggest testimonies of God’s energy. Nonetheless, he additionally affords to be our protected shelter. God protects us in the course of the battle and tells us we’re by no means alone after we search him.
David’s twenty seventh Psalm begins with a daring proclamation within the first verse, “The Lord is my gentle and my salvation—whom shall I concern?” David known as on the Lord for power and confidence when enemies surrounded him. He knew with God, he didn’t should be afraid. But David additionally acknowledged an essential reality that we frequently overlook. When going through bother, God offers us a protected place to dwell.
How comforting it’s to recollect God is our protected shelter! Proverbs 18:10 says, “The identify of the Lord is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are protected.” Could we relaxation in understanding that after we run to God, he can be our protected place. Let’s pray this prayer to hunt shelter in our Almighty God.
Pricey Heavenly Father,
Thanks for being my Shelter in occasions of bother. I run to you at the moment to seek out security in your loving presence.
Once I’m surrounded by challenges, I can get caught up in attempting to combat in my very own power. Forgive me for going through life’s struggles by myself. Your Phrase says you’ll “cover me in your sacred tent.” So, I do know that even in probably the most tough circumstances, I’m protected with you. You might be my Protector, my Deliverer, and my Sturdy Tower.
Lord, in all issues I’ll search you. Your Phrase guarantees in Jeremiah 29:13 that I’ll discover you once I “search you with my complete coronary heart.” Encompass me with the consolation and peace I discover in your presence. Thanks for being my protected place, no matter challenges I face.
In Jesus’ identify, Amen.
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