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April 16, 2017 @ 6:55 pm by Charles Fosu

A Prayer for Protection

A Prayer for Protection

Throughout the Bible we are constantly reminded to “fear not.” It is not God’s will that we live in anxiety or fear ever. Remember, He is well able to protect you, your family and all who take a stand on His Word.

The following is a prayer based totally on Scripture. Put yourself and God in remembrance of His Word and know that the only “safe” place there will ever be is under His protection.

“Father, in the Name of Jesus, I thank You that You watch over Your Word to perform it. “Father, I praise You that I dwell in the secret place of the Most High and that I shall remain stable and fixed under the shadow of the Almighty – Whose power no foe can withstand. I will say of You, Lord, ‘The Lord is my refuge and my fortress, my God; on Him I lean and rely, and in Him I confidently trust!”

“For then You will deliver me from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence. Then You will cover me with Your feathers, and under Your wings shall I trust and find refuge. Your truth and Your faithfulness are a shield and a buckler. “Father You are my confidence, firm and strong. You keep my foot from stumbling, being caught in a trap, or hidden danger. Father, You give me safety and ease me. I know You will keep me in perfect peace because my mind is stayed on You and I trust in You. I thank You, Lord, that I may lie down and You wiII give me peaceful sleep, for You sustain me and make me dwell in safety.”

“I shall not be afraid of the terror of the night, nor of the arrow (the evil plots and
slanders of the wicked) that flies by day, nor of the pestilence that stalks in darkness, nor of the destruction and sudden death that surprise and lay waste at noonday.”

“A thousand may fall at my side, and ten thousand at my right hand, but it shall not come near me. Only a spectator shall I be inaccessible in the secret place of the Most High – as I witness the reward of the wicked. “Because I have made You, Lord, my Lord, my refuge and the Most High my dwelling place, there shall no evil befall me, nor any plague or calamity come near my tent. For You will give Your angels especial charge over me, to accompany and defend and preserve me in all my ways of obedience and service. They are encamped around about me. Your angels shall bear me up on their hands, lest I dash my foot against a stone.”

“I shall tread upon the lion and adder; the young lion and the serpent shall I trample underfoot. Because I have set my love upon You, therefore will You deliver me. You will set me on high, because I know and understand Your name.”

“I have a personal knowledge of Your mercy, love and kindness. I trust and rely on You, knowing You will never forsake me, no, never. I shall call upon You, and You will answer me.”

“You will be with me in trouble. You will deliver me and honor me. With long life will You satisfy me and show me Your salvation!”

Continue to feast and meditate on this prayer for yourself and for your loved ones. Speaking it daily will allow the Word of God concerning protection to reach deep into your spirit.

Prayer References:

Jeremiah 1:12; Psalm 91:1-16, 112:7, The Amplified Bible;

Proverbs 3:26, The Amplified Bible;

Proverbs 3:23-24; Isaiah 26:3;

Psalm 3:5, 4:8, 127:2, 34:7.

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