Strong Tower. O LORD!

Tower = a tall narrow building, either freestanding or forming part of a building such as a church or castle; a place of defense; a protection

Judges 9:51  But there was a strong tower in the city, and all the men and women—all the people of the city—fled there and shut themselves in; then they went up to the top of the tower.

Psalm 61:3  For You have been a shelter for me, A strong tower from the enemy.

Proverbs 12:12 (RSV)  The strong tower of the wicked comes to ruin, but the root of the righteous stands firm.

Proverbs 18:10  The name of the Lord is a strong tower; The righteous run to it and are safe.

1 Maccabees 1:33 (RSV)  Then they fortified the city of David with a great strong wall and strong towers, and it became their citadel.

Micah 4:7-8 (NKJV)

I will make the lame a remnant,

And the outcast a strong nation;

So the Lord will reign over them in Mount Zion

From now on, even forever.

And you, O tower of the flock,

The stronghold of the daughter of Zion,

To you shall it come,

Even the former dominion shall come,

The kingdom of the daughter of Jerusalem.”

Thank You, Father God, for You are our strong tower.  How we falter when we believe we have become strong.  I turn to You, O Lord, and ask you to reign and be my strong tower.

I flee to the top of the Strong Tower

My shelter

Wicked comes to ruin

Righteous stand firm

Safe

Citadel

Reign Lord, now and forever

In Jesus name.  Amen

These versus are either NIV or RSV and are found at BibleGateway.com.  #bgbg2

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