Three Verses from Psalms that Encouraged Me Today

Psalm 62:7 (NIV)

My salvation and my honor depend on God[a];
    he is my mighty rock, my refuge.

Psalm 7:10 (NIV)

10 My shield[a] is God Most High,
    who saves the upright in heart.

Psalm 61:3 (NIV)

For you have been my refuge,
    a strong tower against the foe.

About GettingCloserToOurGod

This blog is written by Todd Christenson. He was raised in Nebraska and currently lives on Long Island in New York. Though out my childhood, my family attended church. We prayed together at meals. I thought I was prepared for life. After college, I moved to New York City. Shy, unsure of myself, building an identity in worldly things, increasingly prideful, self-righteousness, a controlling nature. In 2013, God spoke through someone, suggesting I confess my sins. I did. I realized that every day, I’d been glorifying myself, not God. Today, God’s teaching me to have my identity in Him, only, my dependency in Him, not myself, being who He wants me to be, not the world, loving Him first, loving others as myself.
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