But you, O Lord, are a shield about me, my glory, and the lifter of my head. When David wrote this Psalm, he was in great distress. Trouble surrounded him on all sides and his life was threatened by thousands of hostile people. You can feel his pain in this Psalm. David exemplifies what a child of God does when the world goes wrong. This is when we pray most fervently.
Strength in the Lord
Psalm The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower. Psalm The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him. Psalm In God is my salvation and my glory: the rock of my strength, and my refuge, is in God. Psalm And now shall mine head be lifted up above mine enemies round about me: therefore will I offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy; I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the LORD.
Joy in Gospel Unity
They were yours, and you gave them to me, and they have kept your word. Holy Father, protect them in your name that you have given me, so that they may be one, as we are one. No man is an island, Entire of itself, Every man is a piece of the continent, A part of the main.
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