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ROCK CITY FULL GOSPEL CHURCH, Inc.
New York and Florida
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Thursday, October 27, 2016
"You are my hiding place; You shall preserve me from trouble; You shall surround me with songs of deliverance."
Psalms 32:7 (NKJV)
When I was a small child, there were many moments when I would be afraid. I was faced with my own frailty and my own insufficiency to deal with a situation, and I would run and hide. We might recall the very first chapters of the Bible where our first parent instinctively fled from the presence of the LORD. This was an episode where a huge mistake was made, and the father of the human race knew it. He had sinned against the one who made the heavens and the earth! And God had made it clear that the consequences for disobedience would be severe. So when Adam “heard the voice of the LORD,” his immediate instinct was to run and hide. You don’t have to be a child to understand this basic instinct. In fact, even as grown-ups we still seek refuge in things when our problems become too big for us to handle. It is a human instinct, as well as common sense, to flee from trouble and run to safety.
Psalms 32, at its simplest, is all about the blessing of being forgiven by God. In the verses leading up to Psalms 32:7, the Psalmist is reflecting on the past when his sins had become too much for him to bear. Life was sucked out of him, as he kept everything inside. And then something happened—the Psalmist went into hiding. But it might surprise you to find out where he went.
The striking thing about Psalms 32:7 is the way that two very different images are put side by side with one another. First, there is the image of a hiding place. And second, there is the image of a person being surrounded by shouts of deliverance. How can this make sense? How can you be surrounded by shouts of deliverance if you’re running away to hide? How do these two ideas fit together?
Our first father (Adam) fled from the presence of the LORD when he was faced with his sin. But the Psalmist has a totally different understanding, and so must we. He does not hide FROM the LORD; he hides IN the LORD. And by hiding IN the LORD, the Psalmist knows the blessing of being forgiven, and having all of his sins covered (32:1). He can sing for joy, being surrounded by shouts of deliverance. This is nothing less than the GOOD NEWS about Jesus Christ being already anticipated in Psalms 32. After the resurrection of the LORD, the New Testament puts it this way:
“You have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God. When Christ who is your life appears, then you also will appear with him in glory” (Colossians 3:3-4)
By C. Brad Jones
Please say this Prayer of Faith if you want or need more of God in your life:
Dear Heavenly Father,
I repent and come before you just as I am, with all my sins and faults. I confess
Jesus Christ as my Lord and Savior. I believe in my heart that you sent your Son,
Jesus Christ to die on the cross for me and on the third day you raised him from
the dead. I thank you Lord, for receiving me now, forgiving me, healing me,
protecting me, making my life brand new, and for writing my name in the book of life.
In the powerful name of Jesus I pray. Amen.