Psalm 20:7 “Some trust in chariots and some in horses,”
Yes, Lord, sometimes we trust in money, might or men of position. Sometimes we trust in training, technology and theological systems. And sometimes we trust in planning, persuasion and people.
But all these fall far short of what we actually need; all are pitifully weak in comparison to our enemies: the world, our flesh and the devil. And all are less than nothing in comparison to you, the Star-breather, the Earth-spinner, the Dawn-bringer, the History-ender. Therefore we reject confidence in anything else.]
“but we trust in the name of the LORD our God.”
[You are the only One who is trustable to the end: you are the eternal God of all might, the Lord of all power, the Creator of every creature, the Ruler of all dominions and kingdoms, of all principalities and powers. No one and nothing can stand against you (Ps. 33:10,11).
You can do no evil, only what is good and righteous and wise, therefore in you we can trust. In your name we can exalt by believing and obeying. In your name we can take refuge, for you are our rock, our fortress and our deliverer (Ps. 18:2) Praise be to you.]
Help us to walk today in the greatness of who you are, Lord, rejecting our tendency to primarily trust in other helps, feeble as they are. Help us to trust in you, coming to you first in prayer and dependence, trusting you to use whatever you chose to protect, provide and guide us through this day. Praise be to you now for how you will work, our great King and powerful Savior.