But you, God, shield me on all sides;
You ground my feet, you lift my head high;
With all my might I shout up to God,
His answers thunder from the holy mountain.
I stretch myself out. I sleep.
Then I'm up again—rested, tall and steady,
Fearless before the enemy mobs
Coming at me from all sides.
Up, God! My God, help me!
Slap their faces,
First this cheek, then the other,
Your fist hard in their teeth!
Real help comes from God.
We all need help. You may even pray like this and ask God to slap down your enemies! I have to admit that seeing God punch my enemies in the mouth does seem appealing.When you have real trouble you need help from a real God...real help! Look at what He will do for us: we will be shielded, grounded and our heads held high! Because we exchange our limited strength for His unlimited power, we find ourselves rested, tall and steady and no longer afraid.
This IS the day that the Lord has made. Trouble comes at us from all sides. God is getting ready to rise up and slap down your accusers. This is the day for help...real help...which only comes from God!