Daily Devotional: October 11, 2023 – Psalm 62:8

Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge. – Psalm 62:8

Thoughts on Today’s Verse

In the Bible, Psalm 62:8 tells us, “Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge.” This verse is a gentle reminder that God is always there for us. We should trust Him, not just when things are bright and sunny, but also when skies are gray.

Trusting in God means believing He will look after us. It’s like when you trust your best friend, you know they’ve got your back. God is better than any best friend. He’s always there to listen, to guide, to help.

But what’s the best way to trust? By talking to God through prayer. Our prayers can be filled with happiness or soaked with tears. They can be quick and sweet, or long and deep. The important thing is that we open our hearts to God.

Why? Because God is our refuge – our safe spot. Just like how a cozy home shelters us from a storm, God provides a sanctuary when life gets stormy. When things get tough, we can always turn to God, our safe spot who never leaves.

So, let’s remember the wisdom in this verse, as it encourages us to trust God and share our joys and sorrows with Him. Because, indeed, He is our unfailing friend and most reliable sanctuary. God cares for us, every minute of every day.

My Prayer

Dear God, our greatest friend and refuge, we turn to You with grateful hearts. We pray for more trust, to rely on You not only during the sunny days but also amidst life’s storms. Grant us the strength to open our hearts completely to You, expressing our joys, worries, hopes, and burdens.

God, we are so thankful that You are always ready to listen, acting as our safe haven. We take solace in knowing that we can approach You when we’re weighed down by worries, gripped by fear, or struggling to comprehend life’s complexities.

Lead us, God, to an ever-deepening trust in You. Remind us that You’re always near, offering us comfort and peace. Help us to remember that with You by our side, we are never truly alone.

Thank You, God, for Your boundless love and compassion. We pray these thoughts in Your sacred name.


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