What is a very present help in trouble?
“Psalm 46 says God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. The reality is that there will be difficult times, but God promises to be our refuge. When buildings crumbling and our world is shaken. God has not failed us.
What does the Bible say about helping others through hard times?
Galatians 6:2 “Carry each other’s burdens and so you will fulfill the law of Christ.” The Good News: No one does anything alone. You can help friends and family get through life’s big and small obstacles, and they will do the same for you.
Is our refuge and strength a very present help in trouble?
But in the midst of these anxieties, we are reminded that we have the strong refuge, our loving God as we read Psalm 46:1 “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.” Here God is presented as a refuge and fortress for His people in a time of earthly upheaval.
What does the Bible say we should do in times of trouble?
Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” And Jesus said to him, “’If you can’! All things are possible for one who believes.”
What does Psalm 46 1 and 2 mean?
Psalm 46:1-2a (Reflection 1) “1 God is our refuge and strength, a helper who is always found in times of trouble. 2 Therefore we will not be afraid, …” ( CSB) God is our refuge, our safe place, our retreat, the place we go when we are afraid. And there is a lot of fear going around.
How does God comfort us in our troubles?
As John 14:26 says, the Holy Spirit also comforts us by: Interceding – praying for us when we don’t know what to say (Romans 8:26) Bringing God’s Presence – filling us with God’s presence and peace (Philippians 4:6-7) Counseling – reminding us of God’s promises and God’s word (John 14:26)
What can I learn from Psalm 46?
But God has not left us alone. He is speaking to us profoundly in Psalm 46:1-11….Our Faith:
- We will not be afraid (2)
- We stand empty in ourselves but strong in the Lord (5, 10)
- We know God is God (8-10)
Who comforts us in our troubles?
Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God. For just as the sufferings of Christ flow over into our lives, so also through Christ our comfort overflows.
What Scripture talks about comfort in time of loss?
Psalm 34:18 “The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.” Psalm 73:26 “My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion forever.” Matthew 5:4 “Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.”
What is the prayer of protection in the Bible?
In Jesus’ name, Amen. Grant, O Lord, thy protection and in protection, strength. And in strength, understanding. And in understanding, knowledge.
What does the Bible say about a very present help?
A very present help. –Better, often found a help. Pulpit Commentary Verse 1. – God is our Refuge and Strength(comp. Psalm 18:2; Psalm 94:22, etc.). A very present Help in trouble;literally, a very accessible Help- oneeasy to be found (comp. 2 Chronicles 15:4).
What is a good Psalm for times of trouble?
Psalm 46:1 God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in times of trouble. For the director of music. Of the Sons of Korah. According to alamoth. A song. God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.
What does the Bible say about help in trouble?
A very present Help in trouble;literally, a very accessible Help- oneeasy to be found (comp. 2 Chronicles 15:4). Parallel Commentaries Hebrew
What does it mean to be in trouble with someone?
Not necessarily in trouble with someone who has authority over you, but “trouble” in terms of a situation or issue where you felt helpless and didn’t know how to easily resolve it on your own. What did you do? I had one of those situations on Monday.