The peace of God…the God of peace…

Singing in Babylon

King David Art

In peace I will both lie down and sleep;
for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.

Psalm 4:8 ESV

Doctor G. Campbell Morgan commented on the word alone in Psalm 4:8, saying,

“We are in danger of missing something (helpful) by treating the word ‘alone’ as though it meant only, and relating it to Jehovah, as though it meant that only Jehovah could do this. While that is true, it is not what the singer meant. The thought of the word alone is ‘in loneliness’, or…’in seclusion’; and the word refers to the one who is going to sleep. This is a glorious conception of sleep. Jehovah gathers the trusting soul into a place of safety by taking it away from all the things which trouble or harass. The difficulties and dangers, the mocking foes and opposing forces, are all excluded

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