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A Shelter in the Time of Storm: Meditations on God and Trouble

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Fifty-two meditations on Psalm 27 instruct and encourage believers to worship God through the ups and downs of life.

Psalm 27 is a psalm of trouble and worship, of difficulty and beauty, of the evil of people against people, and of the mercy of God. Because of its honesty about life in this fallen world, Psalm 27 speaks into the life of every believer. At the same time it p
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Paperback, 159 pages
Published March 26th 2009 by Crossway Books
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Jeff Stiles
Nov 09, 2015 Jeff Stiles rated it really liked it
This is a book of meditations on Psalm 27. Tripp encourages us to trust God in and through times of trouble and to remember that He is faithful and that He will hold us up. Our circumstances do not determine our relationship to God.
I found the reminders in this book helpful and I appreciated the "Take a moment" questions at the end of each reading.
Cathie
Nov 01, 2014 Cathie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I am a big fan of Tripp's. He has been a good mentor to me through his books. This book is a series of meditations on Psalm 27. I read it first as a devotional and second with my small group. I found it rich and deep and simple. Each meditation was both uplifting and thought provoking. It was good conversation starter for our group as well.
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Jan 09, 2012 Wade rated it it was amazing
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This is a great book on Psalm 27. Each of the chapters are only three (or so) pages each, reflecting on a different theme brought up throughout the Psalm. The theology is solid and Tripp is also a very gifted counselor and able to get to the “heart” of the passage (and the “heart” of the reader) really well.
Matt
Oct 15, 2012 Matt rated it really liked it
This book provides 52 meditations based on Psalm 27. Paul Tripp shares many valuable insights in this book which helped me to set my mind on the Lord. I used this as a nightly devotional over the course of several months and benefited greatly from it.
Becca
Aug 02, 2014 Becca rated it it was amazing
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A great set of devotions on Psalm 27. Tripp's mixture of poetry and prose is beautiful, comforting, wise and encouraging. Highly recommended for those in a season of difficulty.
Joel
May 24, 2010 Joel rated it it was ok
There are a few thoughtful meditations within, but I think that Whiter Than Snow was far more focused and powerful. Good content, but I am still not much of a 'devotionals' guy.
Sarah Thompson
May 27, 2010 Sarah Thompson rated it it was amazing
Fantastic Book! It really made things click, and showed me that God is in control and we have a choice in our attitude towards the things God allows in our lives!
Jana
Jul 22, 2012 Jana rated it it was amazing
Great for daily devotions or very small groups-- leads to good sharing!
Teri
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I love it...is a must read in my library.
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Paul was born in Toledo, Ohio to Bob and Fae Tripp on November 12, 1950. Paul spent all of his growing years in Toledo until his college years when his parents moved to Southern California.
At Columbia Bible College from 1968-1972, (now Columbia International University) Paul majored in Bible and Christian Education. Although he had planned to be there for only two years and then to study journalis
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“Psalm 27 tells that even in the middle of difficulties that we do not understand nor seem able to escape, we have reason to take heart and have hope.” 2 likes
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