Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour…[but] My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one can snatch them out of my hand. 1 Peter 5:8b & John 10:27-28
Without me, Sheba would be in big trouble; lost, alone, starving, too hot or too cold, or even dead; because, considering where we live, a coyote would most likely have her for dinner. In fact, four of them rushed us one night when we were just outside our front gate, and had Sheba not been on a leash so I could pull her to safety she would’ve been gone.
I am also totally dependent on my master. Without Him I too would be lost, alone, starving and dead—Satan would ‘have me for dinner’. I would have nothing; no peace, love, or joy; and, especially important, there would be no everlasting life with my Father. With Him, I am truly safe.
I will say of the LORD, ‘He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust. Psalm 92:2