There is nothing like a little friendly competition between units and services to boost morale and improve our effectiveness. This competitive spirit is highlighted every year on the gridiron as the service academies play for the Commander in Chief’s trophy, and is witnessed by the world as Army and Navy battle it out to finish the college football regular season. Boasting about being number one is important to us as military units, and we memorialize it on our patches, streamers, flags, and banners.
“In God we boast all day long, and praise Your name forever” (Psalm 44:8, NKJV).
The author of Psalm 44 boasts about something bigger than friendly competition, and he writes a song to memorialize all the good things God does for us. He writes that nothing can compete with God’s mercy and grace that save us from our sins.
The content of this article comes from “The Warrior’s Bible” (2014) and is copyrighted by Life Publishers International. Used with permission.