Place of Refuge for the Accused

"The LORD also spake unto Joshua, saying, 'Speak to the children of Israel, saying, 'Appoint out for you cities of refuge, whereof I spake unto you by the hand of Moses: that the slayer that kills person unawares, unwittingly may flee there: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.  And when … Continue reading Place of Refuge for the Accused

Confidence and a Place of Refuge

"In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence: and His children shall have a place of refuge. The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death."  Proverbs 14:26-27  (KJB) I will let a sage of the past comment on these verses.  Matthew Henry has written,  "In these … Continue reading Confidence and a Place of Refuge

Confidence

The meaning of the word "Confidence" is dependent upon how you use it.  Dictionary.com gives three definitions: noun full trust; belief in the powers, trustworthiness, or reliability of a person or thing:We have every confidence in their ability to succeed. belief in oneself and one's powers or abilities; self-confidence; self-reliance; assurance:His lack of confidence defeated … Continue reading Confidence

081111 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble

"God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.   Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah.  There is a river, … Continue reading 081111 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble