Thursday, 9 January 2014

Today Reminder – 09 January 2014 (Day 7 – A New Horizon)

A reminder for today
But you, O LORD, are a shield around me; you are my glory, the one who holds my head high. (Psalm 3:3)
For you bless the godly, O LORD; you surround them with your shield of love. (Psalm 5:12)
God is my shield, saving those whose hearts are true and right. (Psalm 7:10)

With every new horizon we are faced with many challenges and the enemy waits around every corner to find a way to make us stumble and fall. I have had this image of a shield in my head since yesterday, but the image I have is not like a normal shield that a warrior would carry to protect himself from an attacking foe. My image is a shield like protective clothing that surrounds you. David writes; O LORD, are a shield around me and O LORD; you surround them with your shield.
The Lord wants us to know that His shield of love is all around us. It protects us from all sides and the top and the bottom. No attack from the enemy can hurt us, because God’s shield leaves no place open for them to hurt us.

The word “shield” means: protect, guard, defend, shelter and screen. God protects us from harm’s way, guards us from danger, defends us against accusations, shelters us when we are weak and screens everything that comes our way. Nothing can touch us, until it goes through God’s screening process first.

There may be times in your life when you feel like you have been hit by a ton of bricks. Believe it or not, but that experience had to first go through God’s screening process. And His screening process is more accurate than that of any airport! There is no shelter, no protector, like God Himself.

God is your shield and He will save those whose hearts are true and right.

Have and awesome day dear friend of Jesus