Trust (7)

In medieval times, people built fortresses. These buildings were made of stone and had walls that were 8 to 20 feet thick. A fortress provided protection for the king, his knights and his soldiers. A fortress had lookout towers where the soldiers could watch for the enemy to attack. When people were inside the fortress, it was almost impossible for arrows or rocks to hurt them. Some fortresses even had a special prayer room inside where the soldiers could pray and ask God for His protection.

Psalm 91:2 tells us about God’s protection. “I say to the Lord, ‘You are my place of safety, my fortress. My God, I trust in you.’” Just as the king and his soldiers were safe inside the fortress, so we can be safe when God protects us.

Psalm 91 lists several ways that God protects us. He protects us from hidden dangers and diseases. God’s protection is like a mother bird covering her babies with her wings. And God’s protection surrounds us like a soldier’s shield.

God can protect you from your fears, worries, sickness and danger. Trust Him today with your life. Then thank God for keeping you safe.