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God Is Our Refuge and Strength Psalm 46:1 says “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” A refuge is a place where we are protected from danger and distress while strength is the property of being strong. Knowing that God is our refuge and strength enables us to trust Him freely. There is no need to fear any difficult situations or dangerous people when we have God. We must not fear any situation because God is always in control of our lives. He provides refuge and strength to those who are vulnerable, weak and distressed. He wants us to know that He is ready to protect and comfort us. Sometimes, it takes challenging circumstances to make us realize that we are not alone in our battles. We always profess our faith and love for Him in so many different ways yet when we are being tested in countless ways, we always start to think that we are all alone and going through trying times by ourselves. The Bible does not single out the absence of difficult times but God promises His presence at these times. We will always see and experience natural calamities and disasters as well as inhuman acts but we can always depend and hold on to the thought of God’s presence when tragedy strikes. The truth is, there will always be difficult times no matter how hard we try to avoid them. However, God promises to be our refuge and strength. He has promised to be with us and has not failed us. We may feel at times that He has abandoned us but this is not the case for He has His own plans. He has a reason for everything and a purpose why things happened that way. We must not lose hope and always believe in God’s love for us even when He is silent and doesn’t seem to hear our pleas. Amidst any tragic circumstance, God is always present even when it is hard for us to see or feel Him. He will not allow us to be tested beyond what we can endure. In fact, God builds our character and strengthens our faith when we are being tried and tested. It is through these trials that we are able to mature spiritually. Furthermore, those who have received Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior need not fear anything for God promises protection of souls and resurrection of bodies to those who believe and trust in Him. God’s assurance of love and protection enables us to trust Him fully and we need to surrender everything to Him. He will never abandon or forsake us and He will work all things for the good of those who love Him. God guarantees our salvation and continues to work in our lives to remove the power sin has over us. No matter what our circumstance, the safest and secure place to be is always in the center of God’s will for His will is always perfect and His promises are true.

God Is Our Refuge and StrengthGod Is Our Refuge and Strength  

Knowing that God is our refuge and strength enables us to trust Him freely. There is no need to fear any difficult situations when we have G...

God Is Our Refuge and StrengthGod Is Our Refuge and Strength  

Knowing that God is our refuge and strength enables us to trust Him freely. There is no need to fear any difficult situations when we have G...

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