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Psalm 28:6-9

Psalm 28:6 Blessed be Yahveh, because he has heard the sound of my pleading.

Psalm 28:7 Yahveh is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and I am helped. Therefore my heart celebrates, and I give thanks to him with my song.

Psalm 28:8 Yahveh is the strength of his people; he is a stronghold of rescue for his anointed.

Psalm 28:9 Save your people, make your possession fortunate, tend them, and carry them permanently.

our strength

The previous section of this psalm was a prayer for God and an encouragement for the psalmist to wait with certainty. This section was a declaration that the waiting was worth it – because God answered the prayer. It was a declaration of thanks and a request for God to show the same strength by rescuing all his people.

Today I am discouraged. I have been waiting for a favorable answer, and it did not come. But I choose to declare that the Lord is my strength and the strength of his people.

Lord, we wait for you, because you are our strength.

About Jefferson Vann

Jefferson Vann is pastor of Piney Grove Advent Christian Church in Delco, North Carolina. You can contact him at marmsky@gmail.com -- !
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