Wayside Devotional

Take a few moments to read the passage below, hear from Brenda McCord, the Director of Women's Ministries, and worship our great God. We'd love to hear your takeaways - tag us on social media (@waysidechapelsa) #waysidedevotions

Our Strength, Shield, & Rock | Psalm 18:1-6, 30-35, 49

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PSALM 18:1-6, 30-35, 49

I love you, O Lord, my strength.
The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer,
    my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge,
    my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.
I call upon the Lord, who is worthy to be praised,
    and I am saved from my enemies.

The cords of death encompassed me;
    the torrents of destruction assailed me;
the cords of Sheol entangled me;
    the snares of death confronted me.

In my distress I called upon the Lord;
    to my God I cried for help.
From his temple he heard my voice,
    and my cry to him reached his ears.

30 This God—his way is perfect;
    the word of the Lord proves true;
    he is a shield for all those who take refuge in him.

31 For who is God, but the Lord?
    And who is a rock, except our God?—
32 the God who equipped me with strength
    and made my way blameless.
33 He made my feet like the feet of a deer
    and set me secure on the heights.
34 He trains my hands for war,
    so that my arms can bend a bow of bronze.
35 You have given me the shield of your salvation,
    and your right hand supported me,
    and your gentleness made me great.

49 For this I will praise you, O Lord, among the nations,
    and sing to your name.

 DEVOTIONAL | BRENDA MCCORD

APPLICATION QUESTIONS


  • What are some difficult circumstances you are facing today?
  • Open your Bible to Psalm 18 and as you read through these verses, make a list of the attributes of God.
  • Pause for a time to pray and acknowledge God’s strength and help for each difficult circumstance in your life.

 WORSHIP