I have a friend who is constantly reminding me to use word-pictures when I speak and communicate. Word-pictures are memorable, especially when they grow out of the experiences of the people with whom you are communicating.
The Psalmist uses an incredible word-picture, particularly considering that songs of ascents were often sung as people were trudging up
Those who trust in the LORD are like
I have been to
God will protect us. God will guard us…
Other word-pictures pop into my thoughts.
Those who trust in the Lord are as safe as the gold in
Those who trust in the Lord are like the President of the
As a baby is safe in her mother’s arms, so those who trust in the Lord are safe.
I sit with a thankful heart… God is watching over me. I am His and He is mine.
Lord, thank You for this reminder of Your love, protection, and care. I praise You, Lord, and I bless Your name. Through Jesus, I pray. Amen.