God's Shield of Protection
1 You who dwell in the shelter of the Most High, who abide in the shadow of the Almighty, 2 Say to the
LORD, "My refuge and fortress, my God in whom I trust." 3 God will rescue you from the fowler's snare,
from the destroying plague, 4 Will shelter you with pinions, spread wings that you may take refuge; God's
faithfulness is a protecting shield. 5 You shall not fear the terror of the night nor the arrow that flies by
day, 6 Nor the pestilence that roams in darkness, nor the plague that ravages at noon. 7 Though a
thousand fall at your side, ten thousand at your right hand, near you it shall not come. 8 You need simply
watch; the punishment of the wicked you will see. 9 You have the LORD for your refuge; you have made
the Most High your stronghold. 10 No evil shall befall you, no affliction come near your tent. 11 For God
commands the angels to guard you in all your ways. 12 With their hands they shall support you, lest you
strike your foot against a stone. 13 You shall tread upon the asp and the viper, trample the lion and the
dragon. 14 Whoever clings to me I will deliver; whoever knows my name I will set on high. 15 All who call
upon me I will answer; I will be with them in distress; I will deliver them and give them honor. 16 With length of
days I will satisfy them and show them my saving power. NAB
Simple, easy-to-memorize prayer claiming the promises of Psalm 91:
I dwell in the secret place of the Most High. I abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I trust in God.
Therefore God is:
My refuge and fortress.
My shield and buckler.
I will not be afraid of terror or pestilence or destruction. Because I have made the Lord my refuge: no evil
will befall me; no plague will come nigh my dwelling.