WHEN YOU KNOW THE LORD…

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY

WHEN YOU KNOW THE LORD IS ON YOUR SIDE, IT GIVES YOU BOLDNESS

In today’s Scripture when David looked at where he was as the king and thought about all he had gone through to get there—King Saul trying to kill him, people betraying him, armies attacking him—he recognized that God was behind the scenes the whole time, not letting those enemies defeat him. It gave him a boldness for he knew the Lord was on his side.

All of us have some of these “by this I know” experiences. When you look back at how you survived that sickness, how you put yourself through college, how you broke that addiction, you realize it was only by the grace of God, and here you are. When you know the Lord is on your side, it gives you a boldness. You don’t fall apart when opposition comes. Your attitude is, “You’re messing with the wrong person. I may look ordinary, but I have a secret: the Most High God is on my side.”

Today’s Scripture

Psalm 41:11, ESV

By this I know that you delight in me: my enemy will not shout in triumph over me.

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