Sunday, July 22, 2018

Protection Is Guaranteed

1 Kings 17:2-3 (NKJV)
Then the word of the Lord came to him, saying,  “Get away from here and turn eastward, and hide by the Brook Cherith, which flows into the Jordan.
Emphasis Mine

God is interested in our protection as well. When the drought was declared, He instructed Elijah to get away from where he was, turn eastward and hide by the brook Cherith.
Elijah was His son, so are we and God took special interest in his protection. He does the same thing today.
I want to expose this truth to you. The word of God and God himself serves as a shield over us. There are many scriptural references to this truth. Let’s examine a few together.
-Psalm 28:7a (NIV)
The LORD is my strength and my shield;
-Proverbs 30:5 (NIV)
"Every word of God is flawless; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.
-Psalm 18:30 (NIV)
As for God, his way is perfect: The Lord’s word is flawless; he shields all who take refuge in him.
-Psalm 33:20 (NIV)
We wait in hope for the Lord; he is our help and our shield.

The purpose of all these scriptures is to let us know how important the word of God to us is. It has potential to protect. It did for Elijah. God’s Word for you can determine your protection as in the case of Elijah. After declaring a drought, the word of Lord comes to Elijah instructing him to hide by the Brook Cherith. It was a word from God to Elijah that protected him. Depend on God’s word for your protection.

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