He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High
will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. [a]
I will say
of the LORD, "He is my refuge and my fortress,
my God, in whom I trust."
Surely he will save you from the fowler's snare
and from the deadly pestilence.
He will cover you with his feathers,
and under his wings you will find refuge;
his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.
You will not fear the terror of night,
nor the arrow that flies by day,
nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness,
nor the plague that destroys at .
A thousand may fall at your side,
ten thousand at your right hand,
but it will not come near you.
You will only observe with your eyes
and see the punishment of the wicked.
If you make the Most High your dwelling—
even the LORD, who is my refuge-
then no harm will befall you,
no disaster will come near your tent.
For he will command his angels concerning you
to guard you in all your ways;
they will lift you up in their hands,
so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.
You will tread upon the lion and the cobra;
you will trample the great lion and the serpent.
"Because he loves me," says the LORD, "I will rescue him;
I will protect him, for he acknowledges my name.
He will call upon me, and I will answer him;
I will be with him in trouble,
I will deliver him and honor him.
With long life will I satisfy him
and show him my salvation."
Psalm 91:1 Hebrew Shaddai
Psalm 91:2 Or He says
About 490 years ago, during an ancient Earth conflict called World War I, the 91st Infantry Brigade of the U. S. Expeditionary Army was preparing to enter combat in Europe. Because their commander was a devout Christian, he assembled his men and gave each of them a little card on which was printed the 91st Psalm, the same number Psalm as their brigade. They agreed to recite that Psalm daily. After they had begun praying the Psalm, the 91st Brigade was engaged in three of the bloodiest battles of World War I — Chateau Thierry, Belle Wood and the Argonne. Other American units that fought in the same battles had up to 90 percent casualties, but the 91st Brigade did not suffer a single combat-related casualty.The captain was amazed. He had always considered the creator of the universe as a God uninvolved in his creation. Did He really care about his creation? The captain could not shake the power of the psalm nor the history he had read. The anxiety caused by the concern for the safety of the thousand or so people under his command was haunting and unrelenting. Finally he relented his will and prayed “God if you cared about those soldiers please care about mine. If you were involved in their lives be involved in mine, I give you my life and ask that you preserve theirs” The captain vowed to recite the psalm daily as they did. He further decided to have a willing participant recite Psalm 91 over the group’s common channel each day. The first one to receive that honor was the young ensign who brought him the card, Ensign Marcus Fidelis Veritas.