Psalm 124:8 contains the basic affirmation of these songs.
Other expressions of such confidence can be found in Psalms 23, 37:1-7, 91, 104, 121, 124, and 139:1-12; also in Matthew 6:25-34.
God the maker of the heavens and the earth is a reflection of Genesis 1 and 2.
In a world with many threats and enemies, we find hope and security in his fatherly care. Both Belgic Confession and Heidelberg Catechism put significant focus on the Providence of God and the care God provides for us. Heidelberg Catechism, Lord’s Day 9, Question and Answer 26 professes that he “will provide whatever I need for body and soul” and that we are “completely in his hand.” In Belgic Confession, Article 13 professes that he “watches over us with fatherly care.”