I'm continuing to study Ann Spangler's "Praying the Names of God" and linking up with Jill of Forever N Ever N Always.
This week our focus is on the LORD my Rock or Yahweh Tsuri.
"Rocks provided shade, shelter, and safety in the wilderness and were used to construct altars, temples, houses, and city walls. Heaps of stones were also used to commemorate important events in Israel's history. God's commandments, given to Moses, were etched on stone so that all generations would learn his law. The word "rock" epitomizes his enduring faithfulness."
No matter what appears to be happening in this world today, God's plans and purposes stand firm.
I know I can depend on Him for ...He is faithful.
There is no Rock like our God. 1 Samuel 2:2
My husband's family name is Petras. When we got married more than 25 years ago, I took his last name as mine. I was thankful that it was a name that meant something.
Petra is the Greek word for rock!
What a great word for God's protection, permanence and faithfulness!
Right now, I'm not sure what's going to happen in my life.
Those of you who have read Heart Choices for some time know that I like to have my plan and to work my plan. But how will I ever truly learn to depend on God as my Rock when I'm always trying to maintain control?
Do I really believe and pray to the Lord my Rock?
It takes faith to believe. When I am scared, I feel like Indiana Jones when he takes his leap of faith. Do you remember this scene?
I'm not a fan of heights. I like to have my feet planted firmly on the ground.
In the midst of uncertainty and fear, I make the heart choice to trust God as my Rock.
The Lord knows what's best for me. He is reliable and faithful. He holds me in the palm of His hand.
Are you willing to step out in faith and trust Him?
Blessings and love,