Psalms Meditation – Aug. 5

“The Lord Who Was on Our Side”

Read Psalms 124

The person who stands alone against the forces of evil doesn’t stand a chance. But, in fact, no one does stand alone; the Lord stands with his people, a stance confirmed in Jesus who said, “I am with you always, to the close of the age” (Matthew 28:20).

I bless your great name, Almighty God. I look back over past years and remember the help I have known from your hand. Thank you for your strengthe shared with me, for your power exercised in me, for your being on my side in Jesus Christ, Amen.

by Eugene Peterson, “A Year with the Psalms” p. 163

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