God, hear my voice when I complain. Protect my life from the terror of the enemy. Hide me from the scheming of wicked people, from the mob of evildoers, who sharpen their tongues like swords and aim bitter words like arrows, shooting from concealed places at the innocent.
They shoot at him suddenly and are not afraid. They encourage each other in an evil plan; they talk about hiding traps and say, “Who will see them? ” They devise crimes and say, “We have perfected a secret plan.” The inner man and the heart are mysterious.
But God will shoot them with arrows; suddenly, they will be wounded. They will be made to stumble; their own tongues work against them. All who see them will shake their heads. Then everyone will fear and will tell about God’s work, for they will understand what He has done. The righteous one rejoices in the Lord and takes refuge in Him; all those who are upright in heart will offer praise.
Psalms 64:1-10 HCSB
Father protect me from my enemies. Protect me from those who plan to harm me. Protect me from those people who plot against me. I trust in You Father, knowing that all that comes my way will always be made right by You. I know that You can and will restore and make whole all things in my life, including me. I know that I can have bigger and better through You. So I choose my faith rather than a sense of fear, to comfort me, thanking You now for Your loving protection and renewal. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
I’ve been going through some extremely tough times over the past several months and especially now, and it is only my faith in and love for God that keeps me going strong each day. I have discovered some devastating news about a group of people who I trusted in and I made decisions in my life based on my trust in them, just to find out that it all has been a plot against me for their own personal gain.
It is only my belief in Jesus that gives me courage. It’s God’s Word that brings me comfort and vision of greatness in my life. Those who would intend harm, those who would harm just to protect their self interests, and those who are currently plotting against me do not have power over me, only God does. See they don’t know what I know about my relationship with God. God has brought me through and out of some dark periods in my life. God rescued me from death as a child. God rescued me from abusive relationships. God delivered me out of an environment that contradicted His promise. God delivered me from much more than what this group of people could ever do to me.
So while this group plots against me thinking that they have the upper hand, I smile, because I know the truth. I know that only God has that hand. Only God determines my future. I will always be more than okay because God is my protector, provider, and my everything. While these individuals work for satan, I stand firmly in God’s Love, Light, and Truth. I’m a soldier for Christ. So I tell these people “bring it!” because I know that God can and will handle them. Matter of fact, I know that He already has!
It doesn’t matter what someone else plots and plans against you. Even in their perceived success, they still fail, because God will always make right the wrong. Trust that God has not just your back, but every side of you that could come under attack.
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