You Shall Not Be Afraid from the Destruction that Lays Waste at Noonday – Psalm 91:6b Revised

I love this picture.  Just as this gull is soaring in the heavens, we too are meant to soar above all the enemy's schemes without fear. This part of the verse shouts with praise to our God. "You shall not be afraid -- from the destruction that lays waste at noonday.” Psalm 91:6b Even though … Continue reading You Shall Not Be Afraid from the Destruction that Lays Waste at Noonday – Psalm 91:6b Revised

You Shall Not Be Afraid of the Pestilence that Walks in Darkness Psalm 91:6a Revised

Wow, here we go with the pestilence again -- twice in this psalm. They do get around and we are often caught unaware by their tactics. They pop out of nowhere and grab hold of our attention and our emotions. Once our ‘feelings’ are involved, it is more difficult to send them packing. Verses 5 … Continue reading You Shall Not Be Afraid of the Pestilence that Walks in Darkness Psalm 91:6a Revised

God Has Feathers? Yes, He Does. Psalm 91:4 Revised

Good morning from the Secret Place. David wrote an interesting description of God's care when he wrote, "He shall cover you with His feathers" Psalm 91:4a. When I first read this piece, the immediate question was, “How can God have feathers? What on earth is He talking about?” Down filled jackets and comforters are the … Continue reading God Has Feathers? Yes, He Does. Psalm 91:4 Revised

What is the Snare of the Fowler? Psalm 91:3b Revised

How many of you are bird watchers?  Have you ever watched a conservationist try to snare a bird to tag for later I.D.?  But conservationists don't snare people.  So, why did David used this phrase with regard to human beings?  I think you will be surprised. Psalm 91:3b says, “Surely, He shall deliver you from … Continue reading What is the Snare of the Fowler? Psalm 91:3b Revised

What’s the Difference Between My Refuge and My Fortress? Psalm 91:2b Revised

David wrote I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress; my God, in Him I will trust.”  Psalm 91:2b If the LORD is our Refuge and our Fortress does 'Refuge and Fortress,' what does that mean and how are they different? REFUGE-- In my mind’s eye, I see a formidable … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between My Refuge and My Fortress? Psalm 91:2b Revised

The Secret Place–Hidden in Plain Sight – Psalm 91:1a Revised

We began this series with "He who dwells," and now we will see where he dwells.  The text says, "He who dwells in the Secret Place…" Psalm 91:1a A Secret Place…hidden, concealed, private, safe.  Don't you love this picture?  A secret place, hidden in plain sight at the base of a tree trunk. As a … Continue reading The Secret Place–Hidden in Plain Sight – Psalm 91:1a Revised