Whoever fears the Lord has a secure fortress

I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble. You are my strength, I sing praise to you; you, God, are my fortress, my God on whom I can rely. … I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” … Lord, my strength and my fortress, my refuge in time of distress. Continue Reading “Whoever fears the Lord has a secure fortress”

No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God

Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. Continue Reading “No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God”