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You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance. Psalms 32:7 NIV

Our verse today highlights two key aspects of God’s relationship with us: protection from trouble and deliverance from distress. This indicates a dynamic and active involvement of God in our lives. The concept of God as a hiding place is a recurring theme in the Psalms, emphasizing God’s role as a sanctuary where believers can find peace and safety amidst life’s challenges (e.g., Psalms 91:1-2). We are encouraged to turn to God as our refuge when facing difficulties. This involves prayer, trust, and reliance on His protection and deliverance.

The phrase “songs of deliverance” suggests a sense of safety and a celebration of God’s saving acts. It evokes an image of being enveloped by divine joy and victory. Being surrounded by songs of deliverance implies a deep, spiritual comfort that comes from knowing God’s saving power. It points to the joy and peace that accompany God’s intervention and presence. The reference to songs of deliverance encourages us to celebrate and remember God’s past acts of salvation. It invites a practice of gratitude and praise for God’s faithfulness.

–Diane (blog.peacebewithu.org)

Written by Diane Levy

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