“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.”
– Psalms 23:4 NKJV
Popular heists recorded in history have revealed that even the “most secure” places by the human standard are not entirely impenetrable. Despite the heavy security detail and advanced technology, they can be compromised. So, if “secure” facilities can still be broken into, where can we find complete security?
The answer is found in Psalms 91:1-2.
“He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.” (Psalms 91:1-2 NKJV)
There is a level of security that surpasses all others. It comes from knowing that God is perpetually present within and around you.
In our anchor text, the Psalmist boldly declared his confidence in God even in tough situations like ‘the valley of the shadow of death.’ He refused to exhibit fear because he knew God was with him.
Additionally, we have the name of the Lord, which rightly denotes His authority. Every ability accorded to that name is ours for the taking, including safety.
“The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it and is safe.” (Proverbs 18:10 NKJV)
Even King David, in all his wealth and splendor, knew without a shadow of a doubt that complete security was in God. (Psalms 20:7)
We must get to the point where our conviction is etched on God’s word, the assurance of security in Him, and the evidence of His faithfulness in times past.
I declare that I am safe and secure in God
God is my refuge and peace
He is always on my side.
I will not fear, what man can do to me?
Today and forever, my heart is steady on God.
Bible Reading Plan:
John 16:12-24, Revelation 5, Job 31:1-23, Amos 1-2