Goodness and Blessing

Posted On February 11, 2011

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“Oh, Taste and see the the Lord is good. Blessed is the one who takes refuge in Him.” Psalm 34:8

Cancer. Six letters. A myriad of emotions.

The unchangeable truth:

The Lord is good. He is. God is not defined by my circumstances. I must view my circumstances in light of God’s character.

I am blessed. Jesus Christ paid sin’s penalty on my behalf. I am an undeserved recipient of God’s mercy and grace.

God is my refuge, my chacah [khaw-saw’] — my place to flee for protection; the One I can confide in, put my complete trust and hope in. He is always there. He understands. He is big enough to handle my emotions and honest questions.

And, so, I truly can taste ta’am [taw-am’] perceive, “bite into” and see [experience] that God is good. And I have a true refuge where I can run with my questions, my fears, my uncertainties. I can walk in confidence that a Sovereign God loves my completely.

I am blessed.

Have you tasted God’s goodness? Is He your refuge?

Chacah TWOT – 700
Phonetic Spelling Parts of Speech
khaw-saw’ http://www.biblestudytools.com/resource/flash/player-button.swf?audio=http://ht.salemweb.net/bst/lexicons/hebrew-mp3/2620h.mp3 Verb
Definition
  1. (Qal) to seek refuge, flee for protection
    1. to put trust in (God), confide or hope in (God) (fig.)
Transliterated Word TDNT Entry
Ta`am TWOT – 815
Phonetic Spelling Parts of Speech
taw-am’ http://www.biblestudytools.com/resource/flash/player-button.swf?audio=http://ht.salemweb.net/bst/lexicons/hebrew-mp3/2938h.mp3 Verb
Definition
  1. to taste, perceive, eat
    1. (Qal) to taste

One Response to “Goodness and Blessing”

  1. Valerie

    Beverly,
    It was so nice to meet you yesterday at The Village. I enjoyed reading your thoughts about Psalm 34:8; they are so true. How absolutely good is our God! Blessings to you 🙂

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