My Refuge And My Fortress

Psalm 91


Recap of “Part One: The Result”

  • Dwell in the Shelter of God’s Presence
  • He will Protect You From All Your Enemies
  • He Will Be Your Covering
  • The Wicked May Fall, But the Punishment (Curse, Plague) Will Not Come Near You

Part Two: The Rationale

9 Because you have made the Lord, who is my refuge, even the Most High, your dwelling place,
10 No evil shall befall you, nor shall any plague come near your dwelling;

Psalm 91:9-10
  • Determinative Action of Man
  • Continued Dwelling with God
  • Protection from Harm

11 For He shall give His angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways.
12 In their hands they shall bear you up, lest you dash your foot against a stone.

Psalm 91:11-12
  • Protective Decree of God
  • Protective Work of His Messengers, Angelos

13 You shall tread upon the lion and the cobra, the young lion and the serpent you shall trample underfoot.

Psalm 91:13
  • The Power of the Holy Spirit
  • The Dominion of the Spirit-filled Servant (doulos) of God

14 “Because he has set his love upon Me, therefore I will deliver him; I will set him on high, because he has known My name.

Psalm 91:14
  • The Purposeful Love of the Servant to God
  • The Commensurate, Intentional Deliverance of God to His Servant
  • The Elevation of the Servant by God
  • The Knowledge of God by the Servant

15 He shall 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 I will satisfy him, and show him My salvation.”

Psalm 91:15-16
  • Communication and Communion with God
  • The Responsive God
  • The Ever-present God
  • The Deliverer God
  • The God of Blessing and Help

Takeaway Thoughts

  • Because you have made the Lord your dwelling place…
  • Because you have loved God…
  • Because you called on the Lord…
  • You will be safe from evil and plague
  • He will commission His angels to watch over you
  • He will give you victory over your strong enemies
  • He will keep you safe
  • He will deliver you
  • He will honor you
  • He will give you long life
  • He will give you salvation

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