"The Hiding Place" (藏身之处)
1. We are more and
more aware the world is a dangerous place. We are not safe anywhere.
2. Psalm 27:1-6. God gives us a hiding place so safe, when we are inside, we can sing loudly and even shout.
3. Genmesis 3:8. The word "hide" appears many other places in the Bible. Sinners naturally want to hide from God.
4. Psalm 139:1-12. There is no place we can hide from God
5. Psalm 32:1-7. We cannot hide from God. We can only hide in him.
6. John 1:18. In order for us to have this hiding place, someone had to come out of his hiding place. He had to lose all his safety and protection, and let all the evil and sin of the world be concentrated upon himself.
7. Colossians 1:26-27. Now God has gone back into hiding. He is hidden in you.
8. Colossians 3:3. He is hidden in you, but you are also hidden in him. This is a great mystery.
9. Matthew 6:6. You can quietly slip into this hiding place any time, any place day or night, 24 hours a day, and be completely protected, renewed, and empowered. This is your daily prayer life.