Friday, March 29, 2013

Thou Art My Refuge & My Fortress, My God in Whom I Trust...


Psalms 91

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High
will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.
I will say of the Lord, "My Refuge and my Fortress
My God in whom I trust".

For He will deliver you from the snare of the fowler
and from the deadly pestilence.
He will cover you with His pinions, and under His wings
you will find refuge;
His faithfulness will be your shield and buckler.

You will not fear the terror of the night, 
Nor the arrow that flies by day,
Nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness,
Nor the destruction that wastes at noonday.

A thousand may fall at your side,
Ten thousand at your right hand,
But it will not come near you.
You will only look with your eyes
And see the recompense of the wicked.

Because you have made the LORD
Your dwelling place -
The Most High, who is my refuge - 
No evil shall be allowed to befall you,
No plague come near your tent.

For He will command His angels concerning you
To guard you in all your ways.
On their hands they will bear you up,
Lest you strike your foot against a stone.
You will tread on the lion and the adder;
The young lion and the serpent you will trample underfoot.

"Because he holds fast to me in love, I will deliver him;
I will protect him, because he knows my name.
When he calls to me, I will answer him;
I will be with him in trouble;
I will rescue him and honor him.
With long life I will satisfy him
And show him my salvation."



Source: Bible (English Standard Version)
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