Standing Secure in God


Read: 2 Samuel 22:1-7, 20-35; Habakkuk 3:1-6, 16-19

Reflect: “He makes my feet like the feet of a deer.”

There are only two people in Scripture who use these words: David and Habakkuk.  David first sings them to the LORD at the end of his last battle, after his servants have killed the four sons of the very giant David himself killed long ago in his first battle.  It’s a song of victory.  David looks back at a lifetime of God’s providence and rejoices in His goodness and strength.   He’s confident in who God is and in his relationship with Him:

“For you are my lamp, O LORD, and my God lightens my

darkness.  For by you I can run against a troop, and by my

God I can leap over a wall.” [2 Sam 22:29-30, ESV]

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