This is an interesting prayer that is brought to the Lord in this psalm. It says, “Contend, Lord, with those who contend with me; fight against those who fight against me. Take up shield and armor; arise and come to my aid. Brandish spear and javelin against those who pursue me. Say to me, ‘I am your salvation.’”
It is asking the Lord to fight for us. Did you know that it’s okay to ask Him to pick up His armor, shield, spear, and javelin and come stand right next to you in the battle?
There have been some mighty warriors who have taken to the battlefield throughout history. We see those who were not afraid to run to the battle even if it seemed an impossible battle to win.
But no warrior has ever approached the war with the same strength, power, might, stamina, strategy, and certainty of a win as the Lord. And I can ask Him to come and fight right next to me, in front of me, behind me. When I am in the battle with Him, I know this: We are winning! It’s a sure thing. The end of the Book has already been written and He wins which means I win.
So, there you go for today, no matter what the battle is before you, invite Him in.
It’s a sure thing!
Lord, You are my safe place. You will take up for me and fight my battles for me. Thank You.