A young child grabs hold of the leg of their parent, sometimes in order to hide, often simply for safety. But what about as adults? Is there an Olly Olly Oxen Free place? A pillar of safety like the old oak tree or a parent’s leg?
The name of the LORD is a strong tower: the righteous runneth into it, and is safe.
Whenever I read or recall this verse, or whenever I feel a bit scared about something, this song also comes to mind:
Hide Thou Me