Tuesday

Refuge in the Lord

God our refuge, Psalms, Refuge, Raid on Entebbe
They flew low to avoid radar, landed at Entebbe Airport in the dark, and carried out one of the most daring rescue missions in modern history. 

It was 1976 and Israeli commandos freed one hundred hostages hours before their captors planned to kill them.

When the hostages climbed aboard the Israeli planes, they understood the meaning of refuge, something Christians also understand!

Christ, our Refuge, rescued us from the death penalty of sin, and gives us shelter, love and help if we take it.

“Blessed are all who take refuge in him.” (Psalm 2:12)

Why not read through Psalms this month and thank God whenever you see the word refuge? It occurs over forty times!

I've collected a few of those verses in Psalms HERE. Scroll down this page to read them all.
© copyright Gail Burton Purath, 2011
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