His Encouragement: Rock of refuge

Reading Time: 2 minutes

This post is part of the series His Encouragement

Other posts in this series:

  1. His Encouragement: Biblical Inspiration for your Thursday
  2. His Encouragement: Psalm 147:3
  3. His Encouragement: Psalm 37:3

A cheery and warm welcome, dearest friends, to His Encouragement: Biblical Inspiration for Your Thursday. Every Thursday, a few blogging friends and I will each bring you a Bible verse and a little hope-filled discussion. We pray that these Thursday posts help you end your week strong in God’s love and purpose for you. We also welcome you to join the conversation by commenting with your thoughts. God bless!

Today’s Thursday Encouragement

Be to me a rock of refuge,
    to which I may continually come;
you have given the command to save me,
    for you are my rock and my fortress.
Psalm 71:3, ESV


Image: It Is Written

This verse is a beautiful reminder of God’s love and care for us, especially during the difficult times. The imagery of a strong fortress is used here to represent the ideal relationship between us and God. What is a refuge? A place of protection or safety. What is a strong fortress? It is a place intended for individuals to retreat to during enemy attacks. The Lord wants to be our refuge, our fortress, the place we turn to in a crisis.

Whether you are stressed, frantically busy, lonely, exhausted, worried, brokenhearted, or whatever you may be going through today, may you find comfort in knowing that God wants to be your “rock of refuge” and your “fortress” if you let Him.

Now it is your turn! What verse or passage is blessing you today?

 

Be sure to also visit my fellow bloggers and read their encouragement for your Thursday:

Continue reading this series:

Related Posts

Philippians 2:14 tells us to do all things without complaining or arguing... Let's choose joy!

His Encouragement: Without complaining and arguing

Today's Scripture Do everything without complaining and arguing...Philippians 2:14, NLT At the beginning of the month, I decided to accept

His Encouragement: Listen to advice and accept instruction

Today's Scripture Listen to advice and accept instruction, that you may gain wisdom in the future. Many are the plans

His Encouragement: We have an advocate

Today's Scripture My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if

One Reply to “His Encouragement: Rock of refuge”

Leave a Reply