a sun and shield

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a sun and shield

Psalm 84:9-12 (JDV)

Psalm 84:9 Look at our shield, God; gaze on the face of your anointed one.
Psalm 84:10 Better a day in your courts than a thousand anywhere else. I would rather stand at the threshold of the house of my God than live in the tents of wicked people.
Psalm 84:11 You see, Yahveh God is a sun and shield. Yahveh grants favor and honor; he does not keep back a good thing from those who live with integrity.
Psalm 84:12 Oh, Yahveh of Armies! Fortunate is the person who trusts in you.

a sun and shield

God and his anointed one are both shields, protecting us from harm. God is also a sun, beaming down warmth and goodness and light. Trusting in our God is not a gamble. Just standing at the threshold of his temple is better than having a personal home without him.

LORD, we appreciate you. We count ourselves fortunate to be able to trust in you.

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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