Moments Of Faith Daily Devotional 21 December, 2023 by Prophet Frank Udoh

Title: “The Glory and the Lifter of My Head”

Scripture Reading: Psalm 3:3 (NIV)

“But you, Lord, are a shield around me, my glory, the One who lifts my head high.”

In times of adversity, we find solace in the Lord who shields us and lifts our heads high. Today, let’s explore Psalm 3:3 and reflect on the comforting truth that God is “The Glory and the Lifter of My Head.”

The psalmist acknowledges God as a protective shield surrounding them. Even in the midst of challenges, the Lord becomes a fortress, offering refuge and security to those who trust in Him.

In ancient times, lifting one’s head was a symbolic gesture of restoring dignity and honor. When life’s circumstances threaten to bow us down, God steps in as the lifter of our heads, restoring our sense of worth and identity.

Beyond earthly achievements or recognition, our true glory is found in God. He is the source of our identity and value. In Him, we discover a glory that surpasses the fleeting measures of the world.

Heavenly Father, you are our shield and the lifter of our heads. In times of trouble, help us to find refuge in your presence. Restore our sense of worth and identity. May our glory be rooted in you, the eternal source of honor. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

Further Reading:

Psalm 84:11 (NIV) – “For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless.”
Psalm 4:8 (NIV) – “In peace, I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety.”
May this devotional on “The Glory and the Lifter of My Head” remind you of God’s protective shield and His ability to restore your sense of worth and dignity. May you find refuge in Him and experience the lifting of your head in His presence.

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