I Will Not Be Shaken

Rough Road

I keep my eyes always on the LORD. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.  
Psalms 16:8

Life can lead us down some very rough roads and it's in our nature to compensate with things that make us forget the pain:  drugs, alcohol, sex, work, fitness, busyness, shopping, food etc.

These things take our eye off the problem for a while but ultimately create new problems. If I have a rough road to travel, I need to stay on course otherwise I'll be stuck in a ditch and even be in the way of others.

My rough spots are a fork in the road with hard choices:

  1. They can shake my foundation and I fall by taking comfort in the things that lead me astray.
  2. I stay on the path and keep focused on the destination. I take comfort in knowing that the Lord will not only guide me but use the experience to strengthen me in a new way.

I can't say it is easy. It's not... it IS a rough road. But when I choose to let Jesus walk at my side, I have a great teacher and counselor to trek with.

We have a spiritual enemy, Satan, who wants to keep our eyes off Jesus. His goal is to distract us with desires, beliefs and activities that will weaken our relationship with the Lord. To win this kind of battle we have to be aware of what is going on in us and know that every temptation is an attack against our spiritual well being.

ispeak Fear will not shake my world because I am focused on the truth.

iheart Teach me, Lord, to keep my sights on you alone and remind me that fear is an indicator I am straying from the road you have for me.

 

A Song for the Road

We Will Not Be Shaken

Bethel Music

For we trust in our God
And through His unfailing love
We will not be shaken,
We will not be shaken,
We will not be shaken
(2x)

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Though the battle rages
We will stand in the fight
Though the armies rise up against us on all sides
We will not be shaken
We will not be shaken
We will not be shaken

For in the hour of our darkest day
We will not tremble, we won’t be afraid
Hope is rising like the light of dawn
Our God is for us He has overcome

All those against Him will fall

For our God is stronger

He can do all things
No higher name we can call
For Jesus is greater
We can do all things

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