46 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. 2 Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, 3 though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling. “God is our refuge and our Strength,” was the message that Pastor Derrick Harkins delivered on Sunday, Sept. 11 at the 19th Street Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. He is our refuge, our strength, and an ever-present help in troubled times. 2. No matter what happens in this world, God will be exalted, and those who are His will ultimately be safe (verses 10–11). Psalm 46:1 To the chief Musician for the sons of Korah, A Song upon Alamoth. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling. because they take refuge in him. I’m so staggeringly grateful for this verse. This is a comforting assurance that shows us God is our safety, strength, and help. Psalm 46: 1, 2 God is Our Refuge and StrengthGod is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in times of trouble. Selah. Our God, thou art refuge, and virtue; helper in tribulations, that have found us greatly. The world is unstable, but “the city of God”—His habitation—is established and secure (Psalm 46:4–6). God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. O God, thou art our refuge, and our strength; a great helper in the midst of all the troubles, that have found us.) 2 Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; 3 Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Psalm 43:4 Psalm 46:1-3 ESV God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Verse 1 says: "God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble." {Verse 1} D D/F# Em7 God is our strength Asus4 A And re - fuge D D/F# Dmaj7/F# Our pre - sent Gsus2 G Gdim7 Help in trouble D/F# Bm F#m B7 And we therefore will not fear A/E A/C# Bm/D Though the earth E7 A G/A F#m/A Em/A Should change D/F# Bm7 Em7 Asus2+4 Though mountains shake and tremble Dmaj7 Gmaj7 C#m7+4 Though swirling floods C#m7 F#sus4 F#7 Are ra - ging Bm Adim7 G6 B7/F# Em God… The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower. We can “ In the hardships of this life, we find safety and rest in God. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. my God. (To the overcomer, the song for the sons of Korah, for youths.