Daily D – Psalm 142:5

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Psalm 142:5 
Then I pray to you, O Lord. I say, “You are my place of refuge. You are all I really want in life.” (NLT)

I cry out, GOD, call out:
‘You’re my last chance, my only hope for life!’
(The Message)

If you had to guess what day of the week it was when King Saul took a poop in the cave David was hiding in, you would probably guess Monday. Some people have a visceral reaction to Mondays. Some Mondays are Mondayer than others. Here’s hoping nobody poops in your hiding place today. 

David’s best hiding place was not a deep, dark cave. His best hiding place was God Almighty. He learned this early on and never forgot it. How often do we read in the Psalms, “You’re my hiding place,” “You are my rock and my refuge,” and similar affirmations? 

On this Monday Monday, let us find refuge in our Father in heaven who is so much more secure than a hole in the side of a hill. 

I will find my strength in God alone.

Our Father, you are our rock, our refuge, our hiding place. You are our security. You are our strength. We need you. We can’t make it without you. Thank you that we are never alone, never out of your care. Hold us tight today. Amen.


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