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Psalm 91 - Prayer for protection & safety


People often turn to the 91st Psalm in times of trouble.  

Pray with us for protection and safety for your families and the world using this verse from The Holy Bible.



Psalm 91 kjv, King James Version of the Bible


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

When angels visit us, we do not hear the rustle of wings, nor feel the feathery touch of the breast of a dove; but we know their presence by the love they create in our hearts.

Poems by Mary Baker Eddy

Finding shelter in the storm

We would like to share a brief video about the 91st Psalm by Christian Scientist and Bible speaker, Madelon Maupin. She shares examples of needs met by turning to this tested and treasured Bible text.


Notes on Psalm 91

The reference to feathers and wings signifies a mother bird protecting her babies, which is similar to God protecting and caring for his children.

A fowler is a birdcatcher.  Birds were caught in a trap or net, called a snare.

God protects us from physical harm and also keeps us safe from any type of danger.

God is in control at all times, and all we have to do is to acknowledge him and his care.

The lions, dragons and snakes symbolize mortal threats.

God provides salvation or eternal life to all that follow him.


Psalm 91 kjv



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