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Psalm 20:7 Some put their trust in chariots and some in horses, but we will call upon the Name of the LORD our God.
The psalmist knows that chariots and horses are powerful, but they aren’t formidable compared to God. Pride in things makes them seem bigger than they are, and pride in chariots and horses can make them the center of our hopes. But the psalmist reminds us to put our hope in the center of all stories: God.
What are the horses and chariots in our lives? What are the small and ineffectual things we trust to carry our hopes and plans? How can we set those aside and put our trust in God?