Tag Archives: protection

Eagle

Deuteronomy 32:10-11 “In a desert land he found him, in a barren and howling waste.  He shielded him and cared for him; he guarded him as the apple of his eye, like an eagle that stirs up its nest and … Continue reading

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Close Behind

Psalm 139:5 “You hem me in—behind and before; you have laid your hand upon me.” John 20:13-14 “[The angels] asked her, ‘Woman, why are you crying?’  ‘They have taken my Lord away,’ she said, ‘and I don’t know where they … Continue reading

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Staff

Exodus 3:15a, 16-17a, 4:17, 20 “God also said to Moses, ‘…Go, assemble the elders of Israel and say to them, ‘…I have watched over you and have seen what has been done to you in Egypt.  And I have promised to bring you up … Continue reading

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Wings

Psalm 91:3-4 “Surely he will save you from the fowler’s snare and from the deadly pestilence.  He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge.” Luke 13:34 “O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the … Continue reading

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Boast

Ezra 8:21-23 “There, by the Ahava Canal, I proclaimed a fast, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and ask him for a safe journey for us and our children, with all our possessions.  I was ashamed to ask the … Continue reading

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Shoulders

Deuteronomy 33:12b “Let the beloved of the Lord rest secure in him, for he shields him all day long, and the one the Lord loves rests between his shoulders.” Luke 15:4-6 “Suppose one of you has a hundred sheep and … Continue reading

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Fortress

2 Samuel 5:6-7 “The king and his men marched to Jerusalem to attack the Jebusites, who lived there.  The Jebusites said to David, ‘You will not get in here; even the blind and lame can ward you off.’  They thought, ‘David cannot … Continue reading

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