GOD IS OUR SHELTER 8-21-2020
God is our shelter. He is also renewing our strength. To be a shelter means a place where one is protected from harm, a covering. Renewed strength is when you feel like you have reached your end, God will strengthen you again to complete that would He began in you.
Ps 27:5 For in the day of trouble He will hide me in His shelter; in the secret place of His tent will He hide me; He will set me high upon a rock. AMP
PS 27:5 In his shelter in the day of trouble, thats where youll find me, for he hides me there in his holiness. He has smuggled me into his secret place, where Im kept safe and secureout of reach from all my enemies. Triumphant now, Ill bring him my offerings of praise, singing and shouting with ecstatic joy! Yes, listen and you can hear the fanfare of my shouts of praise to the Lord! TPT
PS 91:1-4 When you sit enthronedunder the shadow of Shaddai, you are hiddenin the strength of God Most High.
2 Hes the hope that holds me and the Stronghold to shelter me, the only God for me, and my great confidence.
3 He will rescue you from every hidden trap of the enemy, and he will protect you from false accusation and any deadly curse.
4 His massive armsare wrapped around you, protecting you. You can run under his covering of majesty and hide. His arms of faithfulness are a shield keeping you from harm. TPT
Ps 57:1 Be good to me, God and now! I've run to you for dear life. I'm hiding out under your wings until the hurricane blows over.
2 I call out to High God, the God who holds me together. MSG
PS 57:1-2 Please, God, show me mercy! Open your grace-fountain for me,
for you are my souls true shelter. I will hide beneath the shadow of your embrace, under the wings of your cherubim, until this terrible trouble is past.
2 I will cry out to you, the God of the highest heaven, the mighty God, who performs all these wonders for me. TPT
PS 61:3-4 Lord, you are a paradise of protection to me. You lift me high above the fray. None of my foes can touch me when Im held firmly in your wrap-around presence!4 Keep me in this glory. Let me live continually under your splendor-shadow, hiding my life in you forever. Pause in his presence TPT
Isa 43:1 But now, God's Message, the God who made you in the first place, Jacob, the One who got you started, Israel: "Don't be afraid, I've redeemed you. I've called your name. You're mine.
2 When you're in over your head, I'll be there with you. When you're in rough waters, you will not go down. When you're between a rock and a hard place, it won't be a dead end
3 Because I am God, your personal God, The Holy of Israel, your Savior.
I paid a huge price for you: all of Egypt, with rich Cush and Seba thrown in!
ISA 43:1-3 Listen, Jacob, to the One who created you, Israel, to the one who shaped who you are. Do not fear,for I, your Kinsman-Redeemer, will rescue you. I have called you by name, and you are mine.
2 When you pass throughthe deep, stormy sea,you can count on me to be there with you.When you pass through raging rivers, You will not drown. When you walk through persecution like fiery flames, you will not be burned; the flames will not harm you,
3 for I am your Savior, Yahweh, your mighty God,the Holy One of Israel! I give up Egypt as the price to set you free, Cush and Seba in exchange to bring you back TPT
Rev 7:15 For this reason they are [now] before the [very] throne of God and serve Him day and night in His sanctuary (temple); and He Who is sitting upon the throne will protect and spread His tabernacle over and shelter them with His presence.
16 They shall hunger no more, neither thirst any more; neither shall the sun smite them, nor any scorching heat. AMP
REV 7:15-16 For this reason they are before the throne of God, ministering to him as priestsday and night, within his cloud-filled sanctuary. And the enthroned One spreads over them his tabernacle-shelter.
16 Their souls will be completely satisfied. And neither the sun nor any scorching heat will affect them. TPT
Ps 71:3 Be to me a rock of refuge in which to dwell, and a sheltering stronghold to which I may continually resort, which You have appointed to save me, for You are my Rock and my Fortress. AMP
PS 71:3 Youre the only place of protection for me. I keep coming back to hide myself in you, for you are like a mountain-cliff fortress where Im kept safe. TPT
Eph 6:10 In conclusion, be strong in the Lord [be empowered through your union with Him]; draw your strength from Him [that strength which His boundless might provides]. AMP
Ex 15:2 The Lord is my Strength and my Song, and He has become my Salvation; this is my God, and I will praise Him, my father's God, and I will exalt Him. AMP
PS 18:1-3 Lord, I passionately love you and Im bonded to you, for now youve become my power!2 Youre as real to me as bedrock beneath my feet, like a castle on a cliff, my forever firm fortress, my mountain of hiding, my pathway of escape, my tower of rescue where none can reach me. My secret strength and shield around me, you are salvations ray of brightness shining on the hillside, always the champion of my cause.
3 All I need to do is to call to you, singing to you, the praiseworthy God. When I do, Im safe and sound in you. TPT
Ps 20:6 Now I know that the Lord saves His anointed; He will answer him from His holy heaven with the saving strength of His right hand. AMP
Ps 28:7 The Lord is my Strength and my [impenetrable] Shield; my heart trusts in, relies on, and confidently leans on Him, and I am helped; therefore my heart greatly rejoices, and with my song will I praise Him.
8 The Lord is their [unyielding] Strength, and He is the Stronghold of salvation to [me] His anointed. AMP
PS 28:7-8 You are my strength and my shield from every danger. When I fully trust in you, help is on the way. I jump for joy and burst forth with ecstatic, passionate praise! I will sing songs of what you mean to me!
8 You will be the inner strength of all your people, the mighty protector of all, the saving strength for all your anointed ones. TPT
Ps 46:1 GOD IS our Refuge and Strength [mighty and impenetrable to temptation], a very present and well-proved help in trouble. AMP
PS 46:1 God, youre such a safe and powerful place to find refuge! Youre a proven help in time of troublemore than enough and always available whenever I need you. TPT
Ps 52:7 See, this is the man who made not God his strength (his stronghold and high tower) but trusted in and confidently relied on the abundance of his riches, seeking refuge and security for himself through his wickedness.
8 But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God; I trust in and confidently rely on the loving-kindness and the mercy of God forever and ever.
9 I will thank You and confide in You forever, because You have done it [delivered me and kept me safe]. I will wait on, hope in and expect in Your name, for it is good, in the presence of Your saints (Your kind and pious ones). AMP
PS 144:1 There is only one strong, safe, and secure place for me;
its in God alone and I love him! Hes the one who gives me strength and skill for the battle. TPT
ISA 40:29-31 He empowers the feebleand infuses the powerless with increasing strength.30 Even young people faint and get exhausted; athletic onesmay stumble and fall.
31 But those who wait for Yahwehs grace will experience divine strength. They will rise up on soaring wings and fly like eagles, run their race without growing weary, and walk through life without giving up TPT
Mic 5:4 And He shall stand and feed His flock in the strength of the Lord, in the majesty of the name of the Lord His God; and they shall dwell [secure], for then shall He be great [even] to the ends of the earth. AMP
Nah 1:7 The Lord is good, a Strength and Stronghold in the day of trouble; He knows (recognizes, has knowledge of, and understands) those who take refuge and trust in Him. AMP
Nah 1:7 God is good, a hiding place in tough times. He recognizes and welcomes anyone looking for help, MSG
Luke 1:51 He has shown strength and made might with His arm; He has scattered the proud and haughty in and by the imagination and purpose and designs of their hearts.
52 He has put down the mighty from their thrones and exalted those of low degree.
53 He has filled and satisfied the hungry with good things, and the rich He has sent away empty-handed [without a gift]. AMP
Luke 10:19 See what I've given you? Safe passage as you walk on snakes and scorpions, and protection from every assault of the Enemy. No one can put a hand on you. MSG
LU 10:19 Now you understand that I have imparted to you all my authority to trample over his kingdom. You will trample upon every demon before you and overcome every powerSatan possesses. Absolutely nothing will be able to harm you as you walk in this authority. TPT
Acts 2:2 When suddenly there came a sound from heaven like the rushing of a violent tempest blast, and it filled the whole house in which they were sitting.
3 And there appeared to them tongues resembling fire, which were separated and distributed and which settled on each one of them.
4 And they were all filled (diffused throughout their souls) with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other (different, foreign) languages (tongues), as the Spirit kept giving them clear and loud expression [in each tongue in appropriate words].
Rom 8:26 So too the [Holy] Spirit comes to our aid and bears us up in our weakness; for we do not know what prayer to offer nor how to offer it worthily as we ought, but the Spirit Himself goes to meet our supplication and pleads in our behalf with unspeakable yearnings and groanings too deep for utterance. AMP ↕↕↕
RO 8:26 And in a similar way, the Holy Spirit takes hold of us in our human frailty to empower us in our weakness. For example, at times we dont even know how to pray, or know the best things to ask for. But the Holy Spirit rises up within us to super-intercedeon our behalf, pleading to God with emotional sighstoo deep for words. TPT
Acts 4:33 And with great strength and ability and power the apostles delivered their testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace (loving-kindness and favor and goodwill) rested richly upon them all. AMP
1 Cor 1:8 And not only that, but God himself is right alongside to keep you steady and on track until things are all wrapped up by Jesus.
9 God, who got you started in this spiritual adventure, shares with us the life of his Son and our Master Jesus. He will never give up on you. Never forget that.
1 COR 1:8-9 He will keep you steady and strong to the very end, making your character mature so that you will be found innocent on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.
9 God is forever faithful and can be trusted to do this in you, for he has invited you to co-share the life of his Son, Jesus, the Anointed One, our King TPT
Eph 1:19 oh, the utter extravagance of his work in us who trust him endless energy, boundless strength! MSG
EPH 1:19 I pray that you will continually experience the immeasurable greatness of Gods power made available to you through faith. Then your lives will be an advertisement of this immense power as it works through you! This is the mighty power TPT
PHIL 4:13 I know what it means to lack, and I know what it means to experience overwhelming abundance. For Im trained in the secret of overcoming all things, whether in fullness or in hunger. And I find that the strength of Christs explosive power infuses me to conquer every difficulty TPT