Deeper Day 229: He Who Does These Things Will Never Be Shaken

During this time when we may wonder what tomorrow will bring, and many of us feel desperately out of control, I find that scripture is the only solid source of daily news. Today I want to leave you with a scripture that holds so many reassurances within it for you to dwell upon.

Lord, who may dwell in Your sanctuary? Who may live on Your holy hill? He whose walk is blameless and who does what is righteous, who speaks the truth from his heart and has no slander on his tongue, who does his neighbor no wrong and casts no slur on his fellowman, who despises a vile man but honors those who fear the Lord, who keeps his oath even when it hurts, who lends his money without usury and does not accept a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things will never be shaken.  Psalm 15

Friends, we who walk with Jesus are made to be blessed. It’s in our DNA. We have been grafted into the family tree of God. It’s not just something we say, it’s real as this scripture reminds us…

If some of the branches have been broken off, and you, though a wild olive shoot, have been grafted in among the others and now share in the nourishing sap from the olive root, do not boast over those branches. If you do consider this: You do not support the root, but the root supports you. Romans 11:17-18

And this…

Now if we are children, then we are heirs- heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ, if indeed we share in His sufferings in order that we may also share in His glory. Romans 8:17

We are family. We are siblings with Christ. We are children of God. This is who we are. Our identity is no longer with the family we were born, rather the family we were born again into. Remember this today. Let it bolster your heart. Let it fill you with certainty that you will make it through this time, and will be so blessed.

Prayer Moment: God, help me to remember my identity every day. Teach me to walk out life with that identity in the forefront of my mind and heart. You give me value. You tell me who I am. I belong to Your family and I have nothing to fear. I will lack no good thing. Bless everything I lay my hands to. Let Your Spirit be my constant companion. I adore You. In Jesus’ name, Amen.