The God Who Is Our Refuge

Posted on 03/12/20 by John Lindell in Prayer Meeting

In this message, Pastor John Lindell shares a powerful sermon titled, “The God Who Is Our Refuge.” Join us as we read Psalms 91 and learn to walk in faith with God and understand that He is in control. Our prayer is that this message would be an encouragement to your life and be people of faith rather than people of fear!

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The God Who Is Our Refuge

Psalm 91:1-2 (ESV)
He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.”

Psalm 124:8 (ESV)
Our help is in the name of the LORD, who made heaven and earth.

Psalm 91:14 (ESV)
“Because he holds fast to me in love, I will deliver him; I will protect him, because he knows my name.

Proverbs 18:10 (ESV)
The name of the LORD is a strong tower; the righteous man runs into it and is safe.

1st Name: Elyon

Psalm 91:1a (ESV)
He who dwells in the shelter of Elyon

Elyon: means “Highest” or “Exalted One.”

Psalm 91:1a (ESV)
He who dwells in the shelter of Elyon

2nd Name: Shaddai
Psalm 91:1
He who dwells in the shelter of Most High (Elyon) will abide in the shadow of Shaddai.

Shaddai: means almighty…the mountain one

Genesis 17:1-2 (ESV)
When Abram was ninety-nine years old, the Lord appeared to him and said, “I am El-Shaddai–’God Almighty.’ Serve me faithfully and live a blameless life. I will make a covenant with you, by which I will guarantee to give you countless descendants.”

Psalm 91:1 (ESV)
He who dwells in the shelter of Most High (Elyon) will abide in the shadow of Shaddai.

3rd Name: Yahweh

Psalm 91:2 (ESV)
I will say to the LORD (Yahweh), “My refuge and my fortress, my God, whom I trust.”

Yahweh: Eternal, ever existing, covenant keeping God – I am

Psalm 91:2a (ESV)
I will say to the LORD (Yahweh), “My refuge…

4th Name: Elohim

Genesis 1:1
In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.

Elohim: Creator, Hebrew word for “God”

Psalm 91:2 (ESV)
I will say to the LORD (Yahweh), “My refuge and my fortress, my God, (Elohim) in whom I trust.”

Psalm 91:1-2 (ESV)
He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High (Elyon) will abide in the shadow of the Almighty (Shaddai). I will say to the LORD, (Yahweh) “My refuge and my fortress, my God, (Elohim) in whom I trust.”

Psalm 91:1-2 (ESV)
He who dwells in the shelter of the Highest One will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Eternally Existing, Promise Keeper, “My refuge and my fortress, my Creator, in whom I trust.