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The Lord Is All We Need

Updated on November 11, 2011

He Is Our Shelter

PSALM 121:5-8 NKJ 

The Lord is your keeper; The Lord is your shade at your right hand. 
The sun shall not strike you by day, Nor the moon by night. 
The Lord shall preserve you from all evil; He shall preserve your soul. 
The Lord shall preserve your going out and your coming in From this time forth, and even forevermore

Isn't our Lord just amazing?

He preserves us, going out and coming in, I take that as protection and it makes my heart sing.

He is our shade, He will keep us safe and cool, He will not let us get burned. I take that as He will always provide away out. 

The times of trials in my life has showed me that even when we feel that we have fallen off that mountain, is the times when He caught us and lifted us up. 

PSALM 138:6-7 NKJ 

Though the Lord is on high, Yet He regards the lowly; But the proud He knows from afar. 
Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revive me; You will stretch out Your hand Against the wrath of my enemies, And Your right hand will save me.

In the verse above even  though we are going through trials or even in the midst of trouble it amazes me that through these storms our Lord will revive us, He will stretch out His amazing hand and rescue us. Life has been hard, but these passages can lift us up, we can read these and know that our God never forsakes His children.

Written By BettyBolden

Jesus Is My Joy Ministries




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      oceansider 5 years ago

      Thank you for your encouraging hub about the Lord.....Jesus truly protects His saints and is our "Rear Guard", and He keeps us in His perfect peace when our eyes remain fixed on Him!....

      I love your hubber name, "jesusmyjoy"......that is beautiful.

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      Betty Bolden 8 years ago from Bucyrus Ohio

      thank you bayareagreatthing

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      bayareagreatthing 8 years ago from Bay Area California

      I love the Psalms. Anytime I need to be reminded of how God interacts with us, I turn to the psalms. Wonderful passages Betty.

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      pastor richard india  8 years ago

      dear betty bolden thanks i am praying for you and your family thanks with prayers pastor richard .india .

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      Justcallmeleroy 8 years ago

      Yes, Betty the Psalms are Special I tell you the more I read I find a whole bunch of Special in his Word Amen Thanks for the Word of our Lord

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      Betty Bolden 8 years ago from Bucyrus Ohio

      Thank you Gaynell for reading

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      Gaynell 8 years ago

      Thank you for this reminder of God faithfulness and protection. Be blessed. Keep on keeping on for Jesus.


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      Betty Bolden 8 years ago from Bucyrus Ohio

      Alf thank you for visiting me here..I'm glad you enjoyed the hub.

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      Alf Willis 8 years ago

      Hello Betty.... am just so pleased to be here Betty and read your beautiful words.. just a treasure you are to me.. and to the Lord too.. and this message so richly blessed me.. in all we go through each day.. Jesus is right there.. thank you my dear friend.... love and hugs, Alf

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      Betty Bolden 8 years ago from Bucyrus Ohio

      I love the Psalms they are so wonderful and beautiful. Thank you for the comments.

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      Sciantel 8 years ago

      Psalms 91 is my favorite psalm because it talks about this too. The Lord is my shield and will protect me against anything bad.

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      Gicky Soriano 8 years ago from California

      As I read your hub, I am reminded of how the Lord led the Israelites through the great and terrible wilderness. When it was dark, He provided a pillar of fire to light their way. And when they traveled by day, He supplied then with a pillar of cloud - a blessed shade from the harsh UV rays of an unforgiving sun. As you mentioned in your hub, "life has been hard," but thank God He is there with us every step of the way.

      The Lord bless you and keep you safe Betty. Keep on hubbing.