Weekly Photo Challenge: Escape

This week’s photo challenge is escape.

For me the greatest escape is prayer. I flee this world and run into the throne room of God. I find   rest in the presence of my Abba Father who loves me passionately. The following words and photos speak to me of the hope and escape found in prayer.

Psalm 91

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.

I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.

Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.

Reformed Church, Spring Valley PA

Reformed Church, Spring Valley PA

 He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.

Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;

Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.

Sanctuary of the Nieuwe Kerk, Delft

Sanctuary of the Nieuwe Kerk, Delft

 A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.

Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked.

Because thou hast made the Lord, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation;

10 There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.

11 For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.

12 They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.

13 Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.

The Royal Sepulchre of the Kings and Queens of The Netherlands, Delft

The Royal Sepulchre of the Kings and Queens of The Netherlands, Delft

Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.

15 He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him.

16 With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation.

Pastoral Scene, Zaan Region

Pastoral Scene, Zaan Region


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16 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Escape

  1. Psalm 91 is one of my favorite scriptures I go to when I need the comfort of my Lord. It is in these verses I find an overwhelming sense of peace that He knows I need. Thanks, Pastor J for being God’s messenger!

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