The angel of the Lord encamps all around those who fear Him, and delivers them.
Rather than succumbing to the pressure of ambition, career, finances, possessions, pleasure or any other gods seeking to usurp authority over life, resolve to make God your priority.
At Bethel, God not only confirmed Jacob’s name change to Israel, He reiterated and connected the covenantal blessing to all of Jacob-Israel’s descendants—“the children of Israel.”
David’s praise wasn’t compartmentalized or limited to a specific period of time. His worship began before sunrise—was exuberant—was accompanied by musical instruments— and testified to God’s grace among the nations!
Can you bind the cluster of the Pleiades, or loose the belt of Orion? Can you bring out Mazzaroth in its season? Or can you guide the Great Bear with its cubs?