Read Psalm 91 (below) and personalize it for your life. Never forget that the presence of the Lord is your place of protection, peace, joy, and pleasures forevermore. [12] William Holladay, The Psalms Through Three Thousand Years: Prayerbook of a Cloud of Witnesses (Minneapolis, Minnesota: Fortress Press, 1996), 209. (((navigator.appName == "Netscape") && I will reward them with a long life and give them my salvation.”

At the center of this series of events has been George W. Bush, president of the United States. The 91st Psalm is considered the Warriors Prayer. These words I realised helped me tide over the difficulties and uncertainties that lie ahead for any soldier in  high-altitude terrain, mostly snow covered icy heights, prone to avalanches and blizzards and  bone chilling cold. The Brigade Commander, a devout Christian, assembled his troops and gave each of them a little card on which was printed the 91st Psalm, the same number Psalm as their brigade. Why not stand upon His promises, particularly as they are found in this great Psalm?

In both cases, the topics are attenuated to the practice of warfare. He will bless you with longevity. Just open your eyes and see how the wicked are punished. If you would like me to join you in prayer please email me at In his work, Nam: The Vietnam War in the Words of the Men and Women Who Fought There, Mark Baker says that often soldiers wrote mottos on their flak jackets.

No soldier in that brigade ever suffered a combat-related death!

Surprisingly some evangelists have no qualms in lying and deceiving to further their mission, by hook or crook. With long life I will satisfy him, and show him My salvation.

Because thou hast made YAHWEH, which is my Legend has it that the men of the 91st Infantry Brigade had never seen combat. 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. You will have no fear, for you know He is more powerful than any threat. In addition to the specific superscription, a warrior could himself be clothed from references in the Psalms themselves: these hymns speak of helmets (Ps 60:7), swords (7:12-13), shields (7:10 and 19, and other occurrences), arrows (91:3 and 15, and other occurrences), bows (Ps 7:12), and shoes.

Each soldier in this brigade would recite the 91st Psalm daily before going into battle. "[26] In addition to these more traditional weapons of warfare, the enemies also employ a variety of weapons of entrapment, like "nets, pits, traps, and snares. SOLDIERS’ PSALM. One of its many titles is simply "The Book of Praises." When he fought against Mesopotamia and Syria of Zobah, and Joab returned and killed twelve thousand Edomites in the Valley of Salt. This I declare about the Lord: He alone is my refuge, my place of safety, he is my God, and I trust him. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav18n=MSFPpreload("_derived/bible_prefaces.htm_cmp_tabs110_hbtn.gif"); MSFPnav18h=MSFPpreload("_derived/bible_prefaces.htm_cmp_tabs110_hbtn_a.gif"); } Victory in battle is commemorated in song, not unlike martial hymns today. Because He hath set His love upon me,

His wife, Clementine, told him that he need not worry, that that morning she had been reading in the book of Psalms. if(MSFPhover) { MSFPnav16n=MSFPpreload("_derived/aids_rate.htm_cmp_tabs110_hbtn.gif"); MSFPnav16h=MSFPpreload("_derived/aids_rate.htm_cmp_tabs110_hbtn_a.gif"); }

In those days I never realised the meaning of the words we recited and did not visualise that it would come handy in the future. The 91st Psalm has always been one of the most powerful Scriptures because of its protective power and its phenomenal promises of safety. In 21 the king's hand will find out all his enemies and he will put them to flight and aim at their faces with his bow (vv. 14. // -->