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Trust His Faithfulness

August 3, 2017

Psalm 33:4-5For the word of the Lord is right and true; He is faithful in all He does. 5 The Lord loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of His unfailing loyal love.
The word of the Lord is right and true
All His work is done in faithfulness and truth
Everything He does is worthy of our trust!
Ps 33:4
The Lord’s faithfulness extends throughout the earth.Ps 33:5
He will shelter you with his wings; You will find safety under His wings. His faithfulness and truth is like a shield or a protective wall.Ps 91:4

O Lord, please do not withhold Your compassion from me. May Your unfailing loyal love, faithfulness and truth continually protect and preserve me! –Ps 40:11


Word Study
From NetBible Ps 33:4

  • NIV … For the word of the LORD is right and true; He is faithful in all He does.
  • NASB … ……  all His work is done in faithfulness.
  • NLT …  …….. everything He does is worthy of our trust.
  • NKJV … …… all His work is done in truth.
  • faithfulness[0530] = firmness, fidelity, steadfastness, truth

From NetBible Ps 91:4 & Ps 40:11

  • faithfulness[0571] = firmness, steadfastness, truth, trustworthiness

From NetBible Ps 40:11

  • compassion[07356] = tender mercies
  • unfailing loyal love[02617] = goodness, kindness, faithfulnes
    ** same word in Ps 33:5

Take Joy in Your Shield{prayer}


Steadfast Faithfulness

April 10, 2013

The Lord is my strength and my impenetrable shield; my heart trusts in, relies on, and confidently leans on Him, and I am helped; therefore my heart leaps for joy, and with my song will I praise Him. -Ps28:7 AMP, Ps28:7 NET

He will cover you with His feathers, and under His wings you will find refuge{safety, trust, hope}; His faithfulness{truth} will be your shield and rampart{protective wall, armor}. -Ps91:4

Take joy in the unyielding, steadfast faithfulness of the Lord
He is your strength and impenetrable shield!

Your steadfast love, O LORD, reaches to the heavens, Your faithfulness abounds to the skies. How precious is Your steadfast love, O God! The children of men take refuge and put their trust under the shadow of Your wings. -Ps36:5,7

Let the steadfast {abounding,unyielding} love and faithfulness of the Lord preserve {guard,protect,keep} you!


Word Study
From NetBIble -Ps91:4

  • cover[05526] = hedge, fence about, shut in, protect
  • refuge[02620] = to trust, have hope, to flee for protection
  • faithfulness[0571] = truth, firmness, reliability, trustworthiness

From NetBIble -Ps36:5

  • The Lord’s loyal love/faithfulness is almost limitless. He is loyal and faithful to his creation and blesses mankind and the animal kingdom with physical life and sustenance

From NetBIble -Ps40:11
Do not withhold Your compassion from me, O LORD; Let Your steadfast love and Your faithfulness{truth} continually preserve me. -Ps40:11

  • compassion[07356] = tender love, mercy
  • steadfast love[02617] = lovingkindness
  • faithfulness[0571] = truth, firmness, reliability, trustworthiness
  • preserve[05341] = guard, watch over, keep, protect

According to Your Mercy – 2

October 1, 2011

From According to Your Mercy

I AM the One who sets your feet on the Rock
… making your footsteps firm –Ps 40:2

Look what the other part of having your feet firmly on the Rock is …

Psalm 40:3 And He has put a new song in my mouth, a song of praise to our God. Many shall see and fear (revere and worship) and put their trust and confident reliance in the Lord.

Lord thank You that it’s Your hand, Your mercy and faithfulness that keeps us firmly on Jesus Christ our Rock. And that as we sing Your praises from this position where You have placed us – Your hand will be visible drawing others to put their trust in Jesus Christ also. Praise You Lord Jesus, thru Your compassion – Your mercy/lovingkindness and truth(faithfulness) preserve us!

Psalm 40:11Withhold not Your tender mercy(compassion) from me, O Lord; let Your loving-kindness and Your truth(faithfulness) continually preserve me!

From According to Your Mercy

Beloved, fear not
Your steps are ordered, kept and established
For it’s not by might that one prevails –1Sam 2:9
I AM the One who sets your feet on the Rock
… making your footsteps firm –Ps 40:2
Tho you stumble, you will not fall
For I AM holding your hand –Ps 37:23-24
Trust Me
I AM faithful –1Thess 5:24
I AM good. –Ps 100:5

Trust Me
Thru My mercies you are not consumed
My compassions NEVER fail! –Lam 3:22
My hand preserves you
It brings and keeps you where you need to be
My promises are true
Not one will return void
They will accomplish all I intend
All My purposes will prevail and be fulfilled. –Prov 19:21;Isa 55:11

Word StudyFrom NetBible Ps 109:26;Ps 40:11;Ps 100:5;Lam 3:22

  • mercy[02617] = goodness, lovingkindness, kindness, faithfulness, loyal steadfast unfailing love
  • tender mercy[07356] = compassion, to love deeply, tender affection
  • (Your) truth[0571] (continually preserves me) = firmness, faithfulness, stability, continuance, trustworthiness
  • continually[08548] = always, evermore, perpetual, to stretch(as indefinite extension)
  • preserve[05341] = to guard, watch over, keep secret/hidden
  • (His mercy is) everlasting[05769] = continuous existence, perpetual, evermore, eternity
  • truth[0530] = firmness, faithfulness, fidelity, steadfastness, steadiness
  • (His truth[0530]) endures to all generations[01755] = period, generation, habitation, dwelling, forever

From NetBible Prov 19:21

Many are the plans in a man’s heart, but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails.

  • Many plans are in the human heart/mind/reasoning BUT only those which God approves will succeed.
  • The point of the proverb is that the human being with many plans is uncertain, but the Lord with a sure plan/purpose gives correct counsel.