SCRIPTURES: Psalms 59:8-9 But thou, O LORD [JEHOVAH], shalt laugh at them; thou shalt have all the heathen in derision. 9 Because of his strength will I wait upon thee: for GOD IS MY DEFENSE, [EL MISGAB]. Psalms 59:16-17 But I will sing of thy power; yea, I will sing aloud of thy mercy in the morning: for thou hast been MY DEFENSE and refuge in the day of my trouble. 17 Unto thee, O my strength, will I sing: for GOD IS MY DEFENSE, [EL MISGAB], and the God of my mercy. Psalms 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. 

THOUGHT: Sometimes there are authorities and powers, or maybe bullies that treat you unjustly in the home, at school, at work, in financial transactions, in relationships and even at church. Where do you turn and who do you go to when you are being dealt with unfairly? The LORD God is the Protector and Defender of the down-trodden for He is JEHOVAH EL MISGAB. He is aware of all the injustice that has come your way and stands ready to come to your aid if you will call on Him.  He is your refuge, your strength and the LORD GOD YOUR DEFENDER.

PRAYER: Dear Heavenly Father and MY LORD and MY GOD and MY DEFENDER: I turn to You in every situation where I am wronged.  I look to You as my Protector and My LORD, My God and My Defender – MY EL MISGAB, GOD OF MY DEFENSE. Where ever I may be and whatever situation I am in I will call upon You to lead me, to guide me and to defend and protect me. I see that I can count on You as You have asked that I come to You and allow You to take the situations of my life into Your hands. I trust that You will be my DEFENDER in each and every situation. In Jesus’ Name, AMEN!

Psalm 145:18 The LORD is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth. Romans 10:12 For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him

Psalm 50:15 And call upon me in the day of trouble: I will deliver thee, and thou shalt glorify me. Psalm 91:15 He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him. Jeremiah 29:12 Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.

About Pastor Lawrence A. Fox

We believe that along with many others, we are called by Jesus Christ to engage in a world-wide effort to reach those in and out of the Christian world with the message of full salvation and healing in His name. This effort starts in our own hearts through the power of the ministry of the Holy Spirit. It then finds growth and nourishment in the fellowship of the local church and fans out through every believer’s home, in our neighborhoods, with our relatives, in the workplace and in every human interaction that we engage in on this side of eternity. We are excited to be ambassadors for God in bringing His message to a lost and dying world. II Corinthians 5:18-20 And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry of reconciliation; To wit, that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto himself, not imputing their trespasses unto them; and hath committed unto us the word of reconciliation. Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you in Christ's stead, be ye reconciled to God.
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