THE LORD, OUR CONFIDENCE
BY: RAY PRINZING
“Be not afraid of sudden fear, neither of the desolation of the wicked, when it cometh. For the Lord shall be thy confidence, and shall keep thy foot from being taken.”
It is in a daily walking with God, in a positive now, rejoicing in His goodness, endeavoring to be led by His Spirit, that we find ourselves prepared for whatever the morrow brings. The inworking is HIS, and while we might feel very insufficient in ourselves, at the appointed moment His grace is there, not only to sustain, but to bring us through triumphantly.
When the Lord is our confidence, we need not fear, nor shall our foot be taken.
When our confidence is in man, in self, it is folly indeed! But when the Lord is the strength of our life, there is a firmness and stedfastness, which abides. The Psalmist declared of the fool and the brutish,
Finding a firmness in the Lord, we need not be afraid of a sudden fear, nor of the desolation of the wicked when it bursts upon them, for we shall be