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My Prayer for Today

My Prayer for Today
A Psalm of David.
 1      Do not fret because of evildoers,            Nor be envious of the workers of iniquity.      2      For they shall soon be cut down like the grass,            And wither as the green herb. 
    3      Trust in the LORD, and do good;            Dwell in the land, and feed on His faithfulness.      4      Delight yourself also in the LORD,            And He shall give you the desires of your heart. [Amen.] - King David


The New King James Version (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1982). Ps 37:1-4.

Connect the Testaments: A Daily Devotional

May 23: Fear: The Fight against It
1 Chronicles 12:1–13:14

Fear is poisonous. When it drives our decisions, it will slowly destroy us—causing us to make moves that are against God’s will and detrimental to ourselves and others. The antidote to fear is complete reliance on Yahweh, our God, and His work through the Spirit.
David is the epitome of someone who sets aside fear in favor of God’s work. He surrounds himself with “feared” men, his “mighty men.” The descriptions of their skills show the caliber of these warriors and thus the incredible character and skill it must have taken to lead them (1 Chr 12:1–15). It takes courage to be a leader and valor to be a leader of leaders. David was a man of valor—a man empowered by the Spirit’s work.
It would have been easy for David to worry or be concerned as a leader—especially when the Spirit comes upon a smaller group of men who oppose him. People rise up around him, and they are being chosen by God in a way he had been. But David isn’t conc…