Summary: A message that reveals seven blessings of God being with us
The Lord is With Me
7 blessings of God’s Presence
Pro 18:10(AMP) The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the [consistently] righteous man [upright and in right standing with God] runs into it and is safe, high [above evil] and strong.
(BBE) The name of the Lord is a strong tower: the upright man running into it is safe.
(CEV) The LORD is a mighty tower where his people can run for safety--
(GNB) The LORD is like a strong tower, where the righteous can go and be safe.
(HCSB) The name of the LORD is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are protected.
(LITV) The name of Jehovah is a tower of strength, the righteous runs into it and is set on high.
(MSG) GOD’s name is a place of protection-- good people can run there and be safe.
I. Above Me
A. Deu 4:39 Know therefore this day, and consider it in thine heart, that the LORD he is God in heaven above, and upon the earth beneath: there is none else.
B. Psa 144:7 Send thine hand from above; rid me, and deliver me out of great waters, from the hand of strange children;
1. (GNB) Reach down from above, pull me out of the deep water, and rescue me; save me from the power of foreigners,
II. Underneath Me
A. Deu 33:27 The eternal God is thy refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms: and he shall thrust out the enemy from before thee; and shall say, Destroy them.
B. Psa 119:116 Uphold me according unto thy word, that I may live: and let me not be ashamed of my hope.
C. Isa 41:10 Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.
D. Psa 37:17 For the arms of the wicked shall be broken: but the LORD upholdeth the righteous.
E. Psa 63:8 My soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me.
III. Behind Me
A. Isa 52:12 For ye shall not go out with haste, nor go by flight: for the LORD will go before you; and the God of Israel will be your rereward.
B. Psa 139:5 Thou hast beset me behind and before, and laid thine hand upon me.
IV. Before Me
A. Isa 45:2 I will go before thee, and make the crooked places straight: I will break in pieces the gates of brass, and cut in sunder the bars of iron:
B Psa 16:8 I have set the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.
V. At My Right Hand
A. Psa 110:5 The Lord at thy right hand shall strike through kings in the day of his wrath.
B. Psa 16:8 I have set the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved.
VI. Round About Me
A. Psa 125:2 As the mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the LORD is round about his people from henceforth even for ever.
B. Pro 30:5 Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.
C. Psa 119:114 Thou art my hiding place and my shield: I hope in thy word.
D. Psa 115:11 Ye that fear the LORD, trust in the LORD: he is their help and their shield.
VII. Within Me
A. Gal 2:20 I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.
B. Eze 36:26 A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh. 27 And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them.
C. Rom 8:9 But ye are not in the flesh, but in the Spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his. 10 And if Christ be in you, the body is dead because of sin; but the Spirit is life because of righteousness. 11 But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, he that raised up Christ from the dead shall also quicken your mortal bodies by his Spirit that dwelleth in you.