God is for me!
"This I know: God is for me!" Psalm 56:9
It is impossible for any human speech to express the full meaning of this precious phrase: "God is for me!"
He was "for me"—before the worlds were made.
He was "for me"—or He would not have given His well-beloved Son for me.
He was "for me"—when He smote the Only Begotten and laid the full weight of His wrath upon Him!
He was "for me"—though He was against Him.
He was "for me" when I was ruined in the fall—He loved me notwithstanding all.
He was "for me" when I was a rebel against Him, and with a high hand defied Him.
He was "for me"—or He would not have brought me humbly to seek His face.
He has been "for me" in my many struggles. I have encountered hosts of dangers, I have been assailed by temptations from without and within—how could I have remained unharmed to this hour, if He had not been "for me"?
He is "for me" . . .
with all the infinity of His being,
with all the omnipotence of His love,
with all the infallibility of His wisdom.
Arrayed in all His divine attributes, He is "for me"—eternally and immutably "for me!"
He will be "for me" when yonder blue skies shall be rolled up like a worn-out vesture.
He will be "for me" throughout eternity!
"Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for His appearing!" 2 Timothy 4:8