Rest in the Shadow of the Almighty

Psalm 91:1-2 – The Bible –

Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty.

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

About Carol Ann Ritchey

Life is good because God is good.
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18 Responses to Rest in the Shadow of the Almighty

  1. I love psalm 91…now I have a hymn going through my head which is not a bad thing!


    • Thank you for stopping by, Victoria, and for your comment. Psalm 91 is one of my favorite chapters in the Bible. I should have posted the entire chapter. I almost did and then decided to focus on a single thought. Blessings to you always…


  2. pattisj says:

    Psalm 91 is always a winner. Thanks for the reminder and refreshment, that He is our rest, our refuge, or fortress. Such a comforting word. Peace and grace to you, Carol.


  3. the word fortress would have a more significant profound meaning for the ancients. Without a fortress into which they may take refuge the group is vulnerable to destruction by competing groups.


    • I appreciate your historical perspective. When I think of fortress, military might comes to my mind, and the name of God that refers to Him as Commander of troops, Jehovah Nissi, LORD of Hosts. Blessings to you, Carl…


  4. planejaner says:

    Ah, rest.
    And, to think we can rest in the shadow of the Creator of the Universe.
    It’s too much, truly, too much for my mind to wrap around.
    I love that my God is both Fortress and Sanctuary…
    a place to hide…and a place from which to draw strength.
    beautiful words, dear Carol Ann, before I rest my head.


    • Thank you for stopping by, Jane, and for your beautifully stated comment. Yes, we are blessed beyond words, beyond comprehension. When I saw the photo of the kitten hiding in a deep shadow, I thought of the shadow of the Almighty, which I found in our wonderful 91st Psalm. Blessings to you, Jane…


  5. elizabethre says:

    Psalm 91 one is one of my favorite Psalms. I now it by heart and recite it when needed. Thanks for this reminder. 🙂


    • Thank you for stopping by, Elizabeth. I appreciate your taking time to visit and to comment. Psalm 91 is a great one to learn by heart. I admire you for learning it. Blessings to you…


  6. jannatwrites says:

    Thanks for sharing the message. I was not familiar with it, but after reading several times, I’ve decided that I find it reassuring.


    • Thank you for stopping by and for your comment, Janna. I wish I’d have posted the entire Psalm 91. There is great comfort in the first two verses that I posted, but it’s just the beginning. Read the rest of it. It will encourage you to contemplate how tenderly God cares for His own. Blessings to you…


  7. Liane says:

    I need to hide right now. You’ve reminded me again of a good place to go ~ thank you 🙂


  8. trisha says:

    amen. i too will repeat the precious words you said.


  9. Tekia says:

    That is one of my favorite passages! Love it! Thanks for sharing this Carol. Be blessed 🙂


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