keeping God on speed-dial

person using mobile phone

Photo by Lisa Fotios on Pexels.com

 

Psalm 32:6-7

Psalm 32:6 This is why everyone who is faithful should pray to you immediately. When great floodwaters come, they will not capture him.

Psalm 32:7 You are my hiding place; you protect me from trouble. You surround me with joyful shouts of deliverance.(Selah).

keeping God on speed-dial

David says that God is his hiding place and protector, but he does not say that God prevents the floodwaters from coming. Rather, he says that when the floodwaters come, they will not capture him. He has learned to let God be his protector by praying to God immediately as soon as the trouble begins.

A relationship with God is not disaster insurance. Godly people are not immune to the results of the depravity of humanity or the sometimes catastrophic results of creation’s downward slide.1 But we do have a helper we call call to at any time.

Lord, give us the wisdom to keep you on speed-dial.

1Romans 8:22.

About Jefferson Vann

Jefferson Vann is a former Christian missionary who now lives in Williamsburg, Virginia. If your church or small group would like to hear Jeff speak, you can contact him at marmsky@gmail.com -- !
This entry was posted in prayer, suffering and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s