When you need to be reminded of God’s protection

In a world that can often feel like a scary place, fear and worry sometimes get the best of us. We long for God’s protection, and for his constant presence over those we love. His Word reminds us over and over not to fear, but to be confident he is near. Pray through
the verses of Psalm 91, ask God for his protection and covering over your family and home. Pray for the peace of his Spirit to help you rest, knowing that with him, we dwell in safety. Thank him that he is our rock,our shield, and deliverer.
Write: In your journal, make 3 columns: Promises, Truths, and Commands. Re-read Psalm 91 and write down every truth, promise and command that you read. Then meditate on these truths and promises, asking God to help you remember them in moments of fear.

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.

2I will say of the LORD, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust.

3Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.

4He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.

5Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day;

6Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday.

7A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee.

8Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked.

9Because thou hast made the LORD, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation;

10There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling.

11For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.

12They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.

13Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet.

14Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name.

15He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him.

16With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation.

©wdi

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