Wednesday, January 13, 2010


Sometimes life seems so hard... sometimes for very little reason at all! But God still cares and His promises are still true. Psalm 34 really spoke to me last night... just look at all His promises in one short chapter!

"I sought the LORD, and he answered me;
He delivered me from all my fears. (He takes away our fears!)

Those who look to him are radiant; (He makes us shine in His glory!)
their faces are never covered with shame.

This poor man [or woman] called, and the LORD heard him;
He saved him out of all his troubles. (He saves!)

The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear him,
and He delivers them. (He delivers!)

Taste and see that the LORD is good;
blessed is the man who takes refuge in him. (He blesses!)

Fear the LORD, you His saints,
for those who fear Him lack nothing. (He provides!)

The lions may grow weak and hungry,
but those who seek the LORD lack no good thing. (He cares!)

Come, my children, listen to me;
I will teach you the fear of the LORD.

Whoever of you loves life
and desires to see many good days,

keep your tongue from evil
and your lips from speaking lies.

Turn from evil and do good;
seek peace and pursue it.

The eyes of the LORD are on the righteous (He sees!)
and His ears are attentive to their cry; (He hears!)

the face of the LORD is against those who do evil,
to cut off the memory of them from the earth.

The righteous cry out, and the LORD hears them;
He delivers them from all their troubles. (He delivers!)

The LORD is close to the brokenhearted (He is near!)
and saves those who are crushed in spirit. (He saves!)

A righteous man may have many troubles,
but the LORD delivers him from them all; (And again... He delivers!)

He protects all his bones, (He protects!)
not one of them will be broken.

Evil will slay the wicked;
the foes of the righteous will be condemned.

The LORD redeems his servants; (He redeems!)
no one will be condemned who takes refuge in Him."


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