learning from the young lions

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Psalm 34:8-10

Psalm 34:8 Taste and see that Yahveh is good. How fortunate is the person who takes refuge in him!

Psalm 34:9 You who are his holy ones, fear Yahveh, because those who fear him lack nothing.

Psalm 34:10 Young lions lack food and go hungry, but those who seek Yahveh will not lack any good thing.

learning from the young lions

This psalm is about having enough faith in God to choose to fear him instead of losing one’s faith because of other fears. That is the context in which we read this promise of provision. The real challenge for most of us will not be the threat of going hungry. It will be the fear of an uncertain future. We want to believe in God, but we also want a paycheck and a pension.

The psalmist encourages us to think about young lions. They are strong enough to hunt, and should never go hungry, but they do sometimes. But God promises to take care of us.

We need to fear God more that our uncertain future.

Lord, we put our future in your hands.

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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 -- !
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