Psalm 121 is one of my favorite psalms in the entire Bible. In this psalm my soul finds hope and strength amid the troubles and tribulations of this life. I can face all my tomorrows knowing that God is not only my Lord and Savior, but He is also my Keeper.  

In this beloved Psalm, I find three things. First, I see many,

Problems:                                                                                                                                                          Desperation--- “From whence comes my help?”
Danger--- “He will not allow your foot to be moved (to slip)”
Destruction--- “The sun shall not strike you by day, Nor the moon by night”                                                      Devilish evil--- “The Lord shall preserve you from all evil”

In This Psalm we also encounter the,     

Presence:                                                                                                                                                            In the mountain of Zion--- “I will lift up my eyes to the hills”                                                                                  Of the God of the Universe--- Who made heaven and earth.”                                                                            Of the God that keeps us--- “The Lord is your keeper; The Lord is your shade at your right hand.”

Finally, we also find the,

Promise:                                                                                                                                                              God is our Helper---“My help comes from the Lord”                                                                                            His help is continuous--- “He who keeps you will not slumber…Shall neither slumber nor sleep"                      God keeps our soul safe--- “He shall preserve your soul.”                                                                                  God keeps our life--- “The Lord shall preserve your going out and your coming in
From this time forth, and even forevermore.”                                                                                                       
God keeps his peopleBehold, He who keeps Israel

                 A. G.


 

 

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