"I will say of the Lord, 'He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.'”
I pray I will accept, believe and keep this perspective alive from now on in my life. I have a bad habit of "saying of the Lord" or speaking about what the Lord says and that is not all bad. I have the tendency to run to my office or bedroom and seek refuge with God and that is not all bad. You can also find me desiring the protection afforded me from the whole armor of God (Ephesians 6) and a fortress of spiritual protection from my Heavenly Father and that is not all bad. However, I fail in the trust department sometimes.
I fail to trust His word is enough. I fail to trust Him as My Refuge. I fail to trust Him as My Fortress. I have learned that I can speak His Words all day long and be located in a place of care and protection (i.e. refuge/fortress), but if there is no trust in God then my faith in God's Word, Refuge and Fortress is inactive. Trust in God as who He says He is for my life makes real His Word for my life; makes real that He is My Refuge; makes real that He is My Fortress.
I encourage you also to speak in faith all the promises of the Lord for your life. Declare Christ is Your Refuge! Proclaim Jesus is Your Fortress! Activate your trust in God so that you can "...say of the Lord, 'He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.'"!