Have you ever had a moment in your life where you had to praise God OUT LOUD because He came through for you in such a mighty way and you could not contain it? Readers, God is just that amazing! He does the impossible with a simple snap of a finger and a little bit of faith on our part! He will make it known well to you that He is your Father, your Physician, your Provider, your Everything, just to let you know who it is that is running things in your life! And He doesn’t stop there. He runs all affairs throughout the globe, and at times He will get the attention of everyone to let them know as well.
King David was a man who saw God perform miracles in his lifetime, and he gave all the glory to God. I am sure Psalm 18 was either written or sung out after one of David’s great victories. It is worth reading in its entirety if you have your own bible but I will just take out a few verses for this blogpost to show you just how mighty our God is:
For by You I can run upon a troop, and by my God I can leap over a wall. As for God, His way is blameless. The word of the Lord is tried. He is a shield to all who take refuge in Him. For who is God, but the Lord? And who is a rock, except our God, the God who girds me with strength and makes my way blameless? He makes my feet like hinds feet and sets me upon my high places. He trains my hands for battle so that my arms can bend a bow of bronze. You have also given me the shield of Your salvation, and Your right hand upholds me, and Your gentleness makes me great. You enlarge my steps under me and my feet have not slipped. Psalm 18: 29-36
Many things are understood about God when He makes Himself known in your life. Especially for those who acknowledge that He is at work behind the scenes. For those who have believed the gospel of Jesus Christ, as they live they will know God as their Shield and Refuge because God will show Himself to be their Shield and Refuge. He will show them He is their Rock, their Strength, their Savior in such moments that He finds it necessary.
Its one thing to have a theological belief system in place, but its nice when you can add to that the experiences God wants to have with you. Victorious living in Christ strengthens your faith and that is how David became such a strong worshipper of God. I believe it is God’s ultimate desire for all people to have the same kind of victorious life that many of the great men of the bible experienced. If that was the case, I’m quite sure the praises of God would be ringing throughout the streets, just as He would prefer.
My final word on this post is: Next time God blesses you, bless His heart by telling others all about it! And you shall be blessed!