Monday, October 20, 2008

Psalm 91

A U.S. soldier covers his face with a scarf during a patrol in Baquba, in Diyala province some 65 km (40 miles) northeast of Baghdad October 17, 2008. The scarf has verses from Psalms 91 of the Bible printed on it. REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic (IRAQ) REUTERS/© Goran Tomasevic / Reuters

Psalm 91 (New International Version)

1 He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High
will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.

2 I will say of the LORD, "He is my refuge and my fortress,
my God, in whom I trust."

3 Surely he will save you from the fowler's snare
and from the deadly pestilence.

4 He will cover you with his feathers,
and under his wings you will find refuge;
his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.

5 You will not fear the terror of night,
nor the arrow that flies by day,

6 nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness,
nor the plague that destroys at midday.

7 A thousand may fall at your side,
ten thousand at your right hand,
but it will not come near you.

8 You will only observe with your eyes
and see the punishment of the wicked.

9 If you make the Most High your dwelling—
even the LORD, who is my refuge-

10 then no harm will befall you,
no disaster will come near your tent.

11 For he will command his angels concerning you
to guard you in all your ways;

12 they will lift you up in their hands,
so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.

13 You will tread upon the lion and the cobra;
you will trample the great lion and the serpent.

14 "Because he loves me," says the LORD, "I will rescue him;
I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name.

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

16 With long life will I satisfy him
and show him my salvation."

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A special thank you to Joyce asking where to purchase the Psalm 91 Bandana, here is a website: Psalm91Bandana


Mike Golch said...

great post.Hugs and His Blessings.

AirmanMom said...

mike...thank you so much for leaving the kind words.

Julie said...

I know I don't comment all the time, but I do read your blog every day and am always touched by what you write. Thank you for that...

Alice said...

Wow. That's powerful.

AirmanMom said...

julie... Your kind words are deeply appreciated... thank you so much for stopping by!!!!

AirmanMom said...

alice...I'm so glad to hear this item had the same strong impact on you as it did on me!

imbeingheldhostage said...

that's beautiful!

Post Tenebras Lux said...

Thanks for stopping by and posting--yes, I am *blessed*! This is a beautiful picture; thanks for sharing.

AirmanMom said...

imbeingheldhostage...I thank you for taking time to stop by and comment!

AirmanMom said...

Post Tenebras Lux...I am a regular visitor of your blog. Thank you for stopping by and leaving a comment!

joyce said...

Wow--where can we get that scarf for our sons?

AirmanMom said...

joyce...thank you for stopping by and asking about where to purchase the bandana.... I have updated the post with the website.
Thank you!