The fear of man brings a snare: but whoever puts his trust in the LORD shall be safe.…
I. THERE IS SAFETY NOWHERE EXCEPT IN THE CARE OF GOD, for in His hands alone are sources of safety.
II. God can make safe ONLY THOSE WHO TRUST HIM FULLY.
III. COMPLETE TRUST CAN EXIST ONLY BETWEEN PARTIES IN ACCORD and in the confidence of each other.
IV. IN ORDER TO TRUST IN THE LORD TWO THINGS ARE ESSENTIAL.
1. We must confidently believe that God is able, willing, and ready to care for us.
2. That we are worthy of His care.
V. TO BE SAFE WE MUST BE AT ONE WITH GOD.
VI. OUTSIDE OF GOD'S PROTECTION ARE DANGER, DARKNESS, DEATH — ETERNAL. (Homiletic Review.).
Parallel VersesKJV: The fear of man bringeth a snare: but whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe.