Loving and Depending on God
The Upward Look
© Copyright 2015, Max D. Hutto,
“I love you, O LORD, my strength.” Psalm 18:1 NIV
With great affection and dependence upon God, David begins this great psalm of deliverance and praise. David wrote this psalm close to the end of his life. He was thanking God for delivering him from all his enemies, including Saul. David pours out his love for God using a word that stresses a deep and strong devotion to and a tender and compassionate intimacy with God. David declares that God is his strength, for God was watching over him, preserving him and providing his deliverance and salvation.
Lord Jesus, I do love You for You first loved me and showed that love by providing my salvation. As I face the battles of this day, You provide the strength I need to make it through.
March 6, 2015
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