Hunkering Down Time

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence. He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler. Thou shalt not be afraid for the terror by night; nor for the arrow that flieth by day; Nor for the pestilence that walketh in darkness; nor for the destruction that wasteth at noonday. A thousand shall fall at thy side, and ten thousand at thy right hand; but it shall not come nigh thee. Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold and see the reward of the wicked. Because thou hast made the Lord, which is my refuge, even the most High, thy habitation; There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling. For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways. They shall bear thee up in their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone. Thou shalt tread upon the lion and adder: the young lion and the dragon shalt thou trample under feet. Because he hath set his love upon me, therefore will I deliver him: I will set him on high, because he hath known my name. He shall call upon me, and I will answer him: I will be with him in trouble; I will deliver him, and honour him. With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation.
Psalm 91

Some of you may know that I’m a “news junkie.” CNN World News stays on my television all day long.  I encourage you to also stay tuned.

Around the world, the earth is crumbling underneath people, houses, cars, etc., etc. Folks are running for cover, leaving everything behind.

I heard this morning that a man in Oklahoma and his family had their lives spared because they “hunkered down”in a closet! After being blown 70 feet from their home, they were safe. This reminded me of Psa. 91 and how God’s dwelling place, His “secret place,” is a refuge and a fortress.

Saints, it’s time to “hunker down” in our prayer closets. Everything that can be shaken is being shaken. Don’t you be soon shaken.

“Hunker down” = To settle in for a sustained period of time. Sustain means to “hold up under,” “endure.”

“Jesus answered and said unto them, Verify I say unto you, If ye have faith, and doubt not, ye shall not only do this which is done to the fig tree, but also if ye shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; it shall be done.” Matthew 21:21


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