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"The Lord helps His troubled people"

The title of this article is the heading for Psalm 3 in the New King James Version. Does that title ("The Lord helps His troubled people") captivate you? Living in our current social climate, do you have any interest in the Lord's help? Read these words, as if they are your own.

"Lord, how they have increased who trouble me! Many are they who rise up against me. Many are they who say of me, 'There is no help for him in God.' BUT You, O Lord, are a shield for me, My glory and the One who lifts up my head. I cried to the Lord with my voice, And He heard me from His holy hill. I lay down and slept; I awoke, for the Lord sustained me. I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people Who have set themselves against me all around."

It is easy to focus on those who wish ill-will against us. David did it in the first two verses of this psalm. BUT then he turned his attention toward God! Brother and sister, let's spend more time focused on our Lord who helps us, and less time on those who are against us!