God Never Sleeps | The Institute for Creation Research
God Never Sleeps

“Behold, He that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep” (Psalm 121:4).

The Christian today is on a pilgrimage to the heavenly Jerusalem. As he travels, he can rely upon three unshakeable truths about God found in Psalm 121: God provides His constant helping power: “My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth” (v.2). Of what possible value would looking to the hills for help be (v.1), when we can look to the Maker of the hills, God Himself? “Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth” (Psalm 124:8). “Truly in vain is salvation hoped for from the hills, and from the multitude of mountains: truly in the LORD our God is the salvation of Israel” (Jeremiah 3:23). God provides His constant keeping power: “The LORD is thy keeper” (v.5). Therefore, we are assured of tremendous stability: “He will not suffer thy foot to be moved” (v.3); of ever present watchfulness: “He that keepeth thee will not slumber” (v.3), and of powerful protection from the dangers associated with the day or night. “The LORD is thy shade upon thy right hand. The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night” (vv.5,6). God never sleeps! His eye is ever upon us! God provides His constant preserving power: “The LORD shall preserve thee” (v.7); He has the power to preserve us from all harm: “evil” (v.7); preserve our very life: “soul” (v.7); preserve us in all of the activities of life: “thy going out and thy coming in from this time forth” (v.8); even preserving us for eternity: “even for evermore” (v.8).

In the Psalm, the word “help” is found twice; “keep” is found three times, and “preserve” three times. God has assured us that He will do all three, for the fulfillment of these things. May we daily trust His word. NPS

The Latest
Surveillance Tracing: Red Pandas in Himalayan Nepal
It’s tough to be a red panda in this fallen world, especially after the global Flood. Conservationists are satellite tracking red pandas in...

Maine Lobsters Make International News
The life of a Maine lobster is mostly a matter of crawling around on muddy continental shelf seafloors, not far from a coastline. Benthic scavenging is...

Should We Grouse About Not Seeing Grouse?
A recent report in Chesapeake Bay Journal laments the decline in ruffed grouse populations in the Chesapeake watershed region of its natural range. Ruffed...

Meet Dr. G: Roller Skating, Evangelism, and a Changed Life
Have you heard the news? ICR’s Board of Trustees recently appointed Dr. Randy Guliuzza to be ICR’s new President & Chief Operating Officer....

Honeybees: How Sweet It Is, Again
After some scary population downturns and scarier rumors of bee populations crashing, honeybees are making a comeback, populationally speaking.1,2...

Dolphins Learn Tricks from Peers to Catch Fish
Dolphins—like other cetaceans such as whales, wholphins, and porpoises—are highly intelligent marine mammals, capable of astonishing feats....

Liberty and the Word of God
“And I will walk at liberty: for I seek thy precepts” (Psalm 119:45). July 4th is called Independence Day here in our country because on...

Wandering Albatross: Wide Wings on the Winds
Wandering albatrosses have the largest wingspan of any living bird, so they live much of life soaring above the oceans. With their wings—and a lot...

Inside July 2020 Acts & Facts
Where can we find hope during times of waiting? How has ICR reached a new global audience? How does evolution conflict with the Bible's teaching...

Soft Dinosaur Eggs Deflate Bird-Dinosaur Evolution
A pair of new studies found that some dinosaurs, and possibly some marine reptiles, laid squishy eggs. One study discovered that many dinosaurs, like turtles...