4 Then will I go to the altar of God, to God, my joy and my delight. Psalm 1:1–2, Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; but his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night. He knew that even if his enemies were ”tens thousands of people,” he would still be safe if it was God’s will and with His help. Was that true? Daily Devotional in Psalm 3. As he thought upon these things, David was comforted. Isaiah 9:6. David had many rich years of living with the Lord. Many around him thought there was no hope, even from God. Copyright © 2021 Daily View New Testament Devotions. Ver. Many are they who rise up against me. The fleeing king knew that God could easily administer a knock-out punch (“… smitten all mine enemies upon the cheek bone …”). But You O Lord are a shield around me. The LORD is the stronghold of my life--of whom shall I be afraid? Go today, in the strength and confidence of the Lord, for He will never fail. He actually lay down and slept, for the Lord sustained him. Do we have the same bold confidence of David? He also knew that although the trial looked hopeless, at the end God’s will would be done in the king’s life and God would get the glory. 7 Arise, O LORD;         Save me, O my God! Read: Psalm 119:89-104; Joshua 1:8-9. Posted on December 16, 2017 February 13, 2020 - 11:23. These devotions, which were originally published in my Daily Bible Devotions blog, are meant to challenge and encourage you in your Christian walk. Had David reached a point in his life where even God had turned His back upon him? All of these things may fail, but the Lord will ever remain by the side of those whose trust and hope is in Him. Man has a unique relationship to God. and beheld your power and your glory. Words to Understand: Salvation: This “salvation” is not referring to being saved from Hell, as it often means in the New Testament. Things thought to be trustworthy are showing themselves to be vulnerable. Let us then, like David in Psalm 3 turn to God our help in ages past, and our hope for years to come! 1 It is the first psalm in the collection of psalms ascribed to David (3-41), and is the first of thirteen psalms to bear a superscription giving us historical data about the psalm. Life is about choices. It is deliverance from adversity. / He counts the number of the stars; / He calls them all by name.” November 27th, 2017 by Pastor Ed in devotional. His prayer life was regular, systematic, orderly and faithful - and he prayed with expectation that God would answer his prayers. 3475 Mainway PO Box 5070, STN LCD 1 Burlington, ON L7R 3Y8. 6 I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people         Who have set themselves against me all around. 2 Many are they who say of me,         â€œThere is no help for him in God.”  Selah            3 But You, O LORD, are a shield for me,         My glory and the One who lifts up my head. 3 Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you. Today’s Thought:  The God inside you is bigger than the giant in front of you. One other thing—In the midst of the battle, God is there for us. We live in a precarious age. 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