Life is full of moments that expose our doubts. In spite of all the Scripture we’ve learned and all the past victories the Lord has given us, occasionally something will happen that causes serious doubt.
The Lord Jesus died and rose again among these hills—the very reason, ultimately, the psalm can offer a believer such assurance before God.
Those mountains have stood through countless wars, storms, and the seasons of the saints who walked upon them. The hills haven’t moved.
God’s Presence with You Hasn’t Changed
God has given His promises along with this physical illustration that we can come to again and again for assurance. His presence and protection are like immovable mountains. Several times a year, Hebrew pilgrims would ascend these same mountains, singing the Psalms of Ascents. And so, dozens of times during their lifetime, these believers would travel to the hills that repeatedly illustrated their own assurance and security before God.
“Those who trust in the Lord are as Mount Zion,” they would sing over and over, “which cannot be moved but abides forever” (Psalm 125:1).