Psalm 91:11-12 – For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways; they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone. (NIV)
Do you believe in angels? Do they really exist? These questions ran through my mind for quite a few days.
Every morning, when I start from my house, I say Psalm 91 along the way. When I come to verses 11 and 12, I think, “Where are the angels?”
One day last October, I was returning from my friend Jene’s house to my home about six o’clock in the evening. To return to my house, I have to catch a train, get down from it, and then catch a bus. It is a long trip; it takes between one and two hours. I got down from the train, and crossed the track, without seeing the signal. (I do not advise anyone to do this; for we are taught in the Bible to obey the rules set by the government!)
Suddenly, my leg got caught in the track. I was not able to pull my leg out. “O God!” No one was near me. But I cried to the Lord: “Send Your angels!” The train was near me. I closed my eyes. I don’t know what happened in those few seconds. Someone pulled me out. I was out of the track. When I opened my eyes, no one was there. I praised God.
God will deliver us by His angels when we fear Him.
Psalm 34:7 – The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him, and he delivers them. (NIV)
Prayer: Dear Master, send Your angels to guard us every day. Let them lead us in our going and tell us the correct way. In the same way, O Lord, may we not deviate from the right way in our spiritual lives. We ask everything in the name of our Lord and our Saviour, Jesus Christ. Amen.
Carolin Divya Kanagaraj firstname.lastname@example.org
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Thanks to http://daily.presbycan.ca