Sovereignty of God series May month Protection
Sovereignty of God series
May month Protection
Christians are under attack!
The Unholy Trinity:
The World, The Flesh, The Devil
vs. 1-2: Assurance of God’s Protection
vs. 3-8, 11-13: The Ways God Protects
vs. 9-10: An Invitation to Receive God’s Protection
vs. 14-16: Promises from the Lord for His Protection
Part 1: Assurance of God’s Protection
abides, finds a home in, lives
hiding place out of reach of enemies
MOST HIGH ;
(Elyon):highest & supreme-God is highly exalted and has supreme authority
spend the night—cared for by God
protective covering & intimacy
(Shaddai): all powerful
I WILL SAY OF THE LORD:
a personal testimony
in God’s essence and being
personal, by experience
a place of rest & security
a stronghold, tower of defense
MY GOD, IN WHOM I TRUST:
4 Names of God:
Elyon, Shaddai, Yahweh, Elohim
This is the GOD where those who trust in Him find protection!
Part 2: The Ways God Protects (vs.3-8, 11-13)
1. v.3 1. God delivers from the traps and snares of evil that lead to destruction
5337. נָצַל nâtsal, naw-tsal´; a prim. root; to snatch away, whether in a good or a bad sense:—× at all, defend, deliver (self), escape, × without fail, part, pluck, preserve, recover, rescue, rid, save, spoil, strip, × surely, take (out).
Snare === a Trap
6341. פַּח pach, pakh; from 6351; a (metallic) sheet (as pounded thin); also a spring net (as spread out like a lamina):—gin, (thin) plate, snare.
fowler=====one that entraps
3353. יָקוּשׁ yâqûwsh, yaw-koosh´; pass, part. of 3369; prop. entangled, i.e. by impl. (intrans.) a snare, or (trans.) a snarer:—fowler, snare.
1942. הַוָּה havvâh, hav-vaw´; from 1933 (in the sense of eagerly coveting and rushing upon; by impl. of falling); desire; also ruin:—calamity, iniquity, mischief, mischievous (thing), naughtiness, naughty, noisome, perverse thing, substance, very wickedness.
1698. דֶּבֶר deber, deh´-ber; from 1696 (in the sense of destroying); a pestilence:—murrain, pestilence, plague.
2. God is like an immense yet tender loving bird protecting her brood
cover=== to cover , to provide a cover
5526. סָכַךְ c̨âkak, saw-kak´; or
שָׂכַךְ sâkak (Exod. 33:22), saw-kak´; a prim. root; prop. to entwine as a screen; by impl. to fence in, cover over, (fig.) protect:—cover, defence, defend, hedge in, join together, set, shut up.
84. אֶבְרָה ʾebrâh, eb-raw´; fem. of 83:—feather, wing.
8478. תַּחַת tachath, takh´-ath; from the same as 8430; the bottom (as depressed); only adv. below (often with prep. pref. underneath), in lieu of, etc.:—as, beneath, × flat, in (-stead), (same) place (where … is), room, for … sake, stead of, under, × unto, × when … was mine, whereas, [where-] fore, with.
3671. כָּנָף kânâph, kaw-nawf´; from 3670; an edge or extremity; spec. (of a bird or army) a wing, (of a garment or bed-clothing) a flap, (of the earth) a quarter, (of a building) a pinnacle:—+ bird, border, corner, end, feather [-ed], × flying, + (one an-) other, overspreading, × quarters, skirt, × sort, uttermost part, wing ([-ed]).
trust===== to confide in flee for protection
2620. חָסָה châc̨âh, khaw-saw´; a prim. root; to flee for protection [comp. 982]; fig. to confide in:—have hope, make refuge, (put) trust.
571. אֶמֶת ʾemeth, eh´-meth; contr. from 539; stability; fig. certainty, truth, trustworthiness:—assured (-ly), establishment, faithful, right, sure, true (-ly, -th), verity.
6793. צִנָּה tsinnâh, tsin-naw´; fem. of 6791; a hook (as pointed); also a (large) shield (as if guarding by prickliness); also cold (as piercing):—buckler, cold, hook, shield, target.
buckler===== surrounding the person
5507. סֹחֵרָה c̨ôchêrâh, so-khay-raw´; prop. act. part. fem. of 5503; something surrounding the person, i.e. a shield:—buckler.
3. Whether it’s terrors at night or attacks during the day--God protects
not be afraid=====to fear -dread
3372. יָרֵא yârêʾ, yaw-ray´; a prim. root; to fear; mor. to revere; caus. to frighten:—affright, be (make) afraid, dread (ful), (put in) fear (-ful, -fully, -ing), (be had in) reverence (-end), × see, terrible (act, -ness, thing).
terror====cause of Dread
6343. פַּחַד pachad, pakh´-ad; from 6342; a (sudden) alarm (prop. the object feared, by impl. the feeling):—dread (-ful), fear, (thing) great [fear, -ly feared], terror.
2671. חֵץ chêts, khayts; from 2686; prop. a piercer, i.e. an arrow; by impl. a wound; fig. (of God) thunder-bolt; (by interchange for 6086) the shaft of a spear:—+ archer, arrow, dart, shaft, staff, wound.
חֻץ chûts. See 2351.
5774. עוּף ʿûwph, oof; a prim root; to cover (with wings or obscurity); hence (as denom. from 5775) to fly; also (by impl. of dimness) to faint (from the darkness of swooning):—brandish, be (wax) faint, flee away, fly (away), × set, shine forth, weary.
night and day coverred by the psalmist
3915. לַיִל layil, lah´-yil; or (Isa. 21:11)
לֵיל lêyl, lale; also
לַיְלָה layelâh, lah´-yel-aw; from the same as 3883; prop. a twist (away of the light), i.e. night; fig. adversity:—([mid-]) night (season).
3119. יוֹמָם yôwmâm, yo-mawm´; from 3117; daily:—daily, (by, in the) day (-time).
1698. דֶּבֶר deber, deh´-ber; from 1696 (in the sense of destroying); a pestilence:—murrain, pestilence, plague.
1980. הָלַךְ hâlak, haw-lak´; akin to 3212; a prim. root; to walk (in a great variety of applications, lit. and fig.):—(all) along, apace, behave (self), come, (on) continually, be conversant, depart, + be eased, enter, exercise (self), + follow, forth, forward, get, go (about, abroad, along, away, forward, on, out, up and down), + greater, grow, be wont to haunt, lead, march, × more and more, move (self), needs, on, pass (away), be at the point, quite, run (along), + send, speedily, spread, still, surely, + tale-bearer, + travel (-ler), walk (abroad, on, to and fro, up and down, to places), wander, wax, way-] faring man, × be weak, whirl.
6986. קֶטֶב qeṭeb, keh´-teb; from an unused root mean. to cut off; ruin:—destroying, destruction.
wasteth====destroy do away with
7736. שׂוּג shûwd, shood; a prim. root; prop. to swell up, i.e. fig. (by impl. of insolence) to devastate:—waste.
שׁוֹד shôwd, See 7699, 7701.
day and night used again
652. אֹפֶל ôphel, o´-fel; from the same as 651; dusk:—darkness, obscurity, privily.
6672. צֹהַר tsôhar, tso´-har; from 6671; a light (i.e. window); dual double light, i.e. noon:—midday, noon (-day, -tide), window.
4. When the unforgiven are punished you will stand untouched
8011. שִׁלֻּמָה shillumâh, shil-loo-maw´; fem. of 7966; retribution:—recompense.
5. The angels of the Lord will be given orders to protect faithful believers
4397. מַֽלְאָךְ malʾâk, mal-awk´; from an unused root mean. to despatch as a deputy; a messenger; spec. of God, i.e. an angel (also a prophet, priest or teacher):—ambassador, angel, king, messenger.
charge over thee=====
keep=== to keep safety
8104. שָׁמַר shâmar, shaw-mar´; a prim. root; prop. to hedge about (as with thorns), i.e. guard; gen. to protect, attend to, etc.:—beware, be circumspect, take heed (to self), keep (-er, self), mark, look narrowly, observe, preserve, regard, reserve, save (self), sure, (that lay) wait (for), watch (-man).
3: An Invitation to Receive God’s protection
refuge=====source of refuge
4268. מַחֲסֶה machăc̨̨eh, makh-as-eh´; or
מַחִסֶה machc̨̨eh, makh-seh´; from 2620; a shelter (lit.) or fig.):—hope, (place of) refuge, shelter, trust.
4583. מָעוֹן mâʿôwn, maw-ohn´; or
מָעִין° mâʿîyn (1 Chron. 4:41), maw-een´; from the same as 5772; an abode, of God (the Tabernacle or the Temple), men (their home) or animals (their lair); hence a retreat (asylum):—den, dwelling ([-] place), habitation.
579. אָנָה ʾânâh, aw-naw´; a prim. root [perh. rather ident. with 578 through the idea of contraction in anguish]; to approach; hence to meet in various senses:—befall, deliver, happen, seek a quarrel.
אָנָּה ʾânnâh. See 577.
5061. נֶגַע negaʿ, neh´-gah; from 5060; a blow (fig. infliction); also (by impl.) a spot (concr. a leprous person or dress):—plague, sore, stricken, stripe, stroke, wound.
come nigh=====to approach
7126. קָרַב qârab, kaw-rab´; a prim. root; to approach (caus. bring near) for whatever purpose:—(cause to) approach, (cause to) bring (forth, near), (cause to) come (near, nigh), (cause to) draw near (nigh), go (near), be at hand, join, be near, offer, present, produce, make ready, stand, take.
168. אֹהֶל ʾôhel, o´-hel; from 166; a tent (as clearly conspicuous from a distance):—covering, (dwelling) (place), home, tabernacle, tent.
4: Promises from the Lord for His Protection
he hath set his love
2836. חָשַׁק châshaq, khaw-shak´; a prim. root; to cling, i.e. join, (fig.) to love, delight in; ellipt. (or by interch. for 2820) to deliver:—have a delight, (have a) desire, fillet, long, set (in) love.
6403. פָּלַט pâlaṭ, paw-lat´; a prim. root; to slip out, i.e. escape; causat. to deliver:—calve, carry away safe, deliver, (cause to) escape.
set him on high
7682. שָׂגַב sâgab, saw-gab´; a prim. root; to be (caus. make) lofty, espec. inaccessible; by impl. safe, strong; used lit. and fig.:—defend, exalt, be excellent, (be, set on) high, lofty, be safe, set up (on high), be too strong.
he hath known my name
hath known my name.
3045. יָדַע yâdaʿ, yaw-dah´; a prim. root; to know (prop. to ascertain by seeing); used in a great variety of senses, fig., lit., euphem. and infer. (including observation, care, recognition; and causat. instruction, designation, punishment, etc.) [as follow]:—acknowledge, acquaintance (-ted with), advise, answer, appoint, assuredly, be aware, [un-] awares, can [-not], certainly, for a certainty, comprehend, consider, × could they, cunning, declare, be diligent, (can, cause to) discern, discover, endued with, familiar friend, famous, feel, can have, be [ig-] norant, instruct, kinsfolk, kinsman, (cause to, let, make) know, (come to give, have, take) knowledge, have [knowledge], (be, make, make to be, make self) known, + be learned, + lie by man, mark, perceive, privy to, × prognosticator, regard, have respect, skilful, shew, can (man of) skill, be sure, of a surety, teach, (can) tell, understand, have [understanding], × will be, wist, wit, wot.
call upon me
7121. קָרָא qârâʾ, kaw-raw´; a prim. root [rather ident. with 7122 through the idea of accosting a person met]; to call out to (i.e. prop. address by name, but used in a wide variety of applications):—bewray [self], that are bidden, call (for, forth, self, upon), cry (unto), (be) famous, guest, invite, mention, (give) name, preach, (make) proclaim (-ation), pronounce, publish, read, renowned, say.
I will answer him:
6030. עָנָה ʿânâh, aw-naw´; a prim. root; prop. to eye or (gen.) to heed, i.e. pay attention; by impl. to respond; by extens. to begin to speak; spec. to sing, shout, testify, announce:—give account, afflict [by mistake for 6031], (cause to, give) answer, bring low [by mistake for 6031], cry, hear, Leannoth, lift up, say, × scholar, (give a) shout, sing (together by course), speak, testify, utter, (bear) witness. See also 1042, 1043.
I will be with him in trouble;
5973. עִם ʿîm, eem; from 6004; adv. or prep., with (i.e. in conjunction with), in varied applications; spec. equally with; often with prep. pref. (and then usually unrepresented in English):—accompanying, against, and, as (× long as), before, beside, by (reason of), for all, from (among, between), in, like, more than, of, (un-) to, with (-al).
1931. הוּא hûwʾ, hoo; of which the fem. (beyond the Pentateuch) is
הִיא hîyʾ, he; a prim. word, the third pers. pron. sing., he (she or it); only expressed when emphatic or without a verb; also (intens.) self, or (esp. with the art.) the same; sometimes (as demonstr.) this or that; occasionally (instead of copula) as or are:—he, as for her, him (-self), it, the same, she (herself), such, that (… it), these, they, this, those, which (is), who.
6869. צָרָה tsârâh, tsaw-raw´; fem. of 6862; tightness (i.e. fig. trouble); trans. a female rival:—adversary, adversity, affliction, anguish, distress, tribulation, trouble.
I will deliver him
2502. חָלַץ châlats, khaw-lats´; a prim. root; to pull off; hence (intens.) to strip, (reflex.) to depart; by impl. to deliver, equip (for fight); present, strengthen:—arm (self), (go, ready) armed (× man, soldier), deliver, draw out, make fat, loose, (ready) prepared, put off, take away, withdraw self.
3513. כָּבַד kâbad, kaw-bad´; or
כָּבֵד kâbêd, kaw-bade´; a prim. root; to be heavy, i.e. in a bad sense (burdensome, severe, dull) or in a good sense (numerous, rich, honorable); causat. to make weighty (in the same two senses):—abounding with, more grievously afflict, boast, be chargeable, × be dim, glorify, be (make) glorious (things), glory, (very) great, be grievous, harden, be (make) heavy, be heavier, lay heavily, (bring to, come to, do, get, be had in) honour (self), (be) honourable (man), lade, × more be laid, make self many, nobles, prevail, promote (to honour), be rich, be (go) sore, stop.