Psalm 91:14-16 The Lord says, “I will rescue those who love me. I will protect those who trust in my name. When they call on me, I will answer; I will be with them in trouble. I will rescue and honor them. I will reward them with a long life and give them my salvation.”
This passage just makes me feel all safe and warm. In this world we become all self absorbed... we are taught to think me, me, me. We are taught to take care of ourselves and not depend on others. Commercials tell us be selfish it's OK... you deserve it! The Bible tells us to love! ... To put God first.... and God says I will take care of those who love me...I will be with them in trouble...when they call on me I will answer...I will reward them with a long life and salvation. The best way to take care of yourself is just to love God... to honor God... to trust God. If we quit worrying about our self and put all our energy in God everything else will fall into place. The world may send trouble our way...but God will be with us and God is stronger than the world. One way that salvation is defined is : Preservation or deliverance from harm, ruin, or loss. When we love God, trust God, call on God, He will protect us from harm, ruin or loss. In John 10:10 Jesus tells us that the came to give us life... more abundantly. God loves us and wants to take care of us... God wants to make our lives better.... To make our life better we don't need to look to stuff...we don't need to go around saying I deserve so I am going to have not matter what it cost... we need to take time for God... we need to love God... we need to trust in God...everything else will fall into place. Because God loves us even more than we know how to love ourselves.