Psalms 91 has been a constant source of comfort for countless believers to cope with the challenges of life. The words reveal God as the Protector of those who trust in Him.
"The secret place is an intimate place of personal relationship and communion with God."
Four different names of God are
revealed in this beautiful Psalms:
1) Most High - in Hebrew is El Elyon meaning God's strength, supremacy & sovereign.
It was 1st revealed in Gen.14:18-20 when Melchizedek blessed Abram.
Shadrach, Meshach & Abednego was also protected (Dan. 3:26) by El Elyon in the fire.
Jesus is revealed as the Son of El Elyon - Luke 1:32, Mk. 5:7.
Satan wanted to be like El Elyon according to Isaiah 14:12-14
2) Almighty - in Hebrew is El Shaddai meaning the All-sufficient one.
When we have God, we have everything.
3) Lord - in Hebrew is YHVH
4) God - El
Where is the secret place? CHRIST is the secret place - Jn. 15: 4,7
He is our spiritual covering and HE IS THE TRUTH - Jn. 14:6
The Holy Spirit is the Spirit of truth - John 16:13
"Dwells" means to remain not a visitor but to abide and stay.
Three names of the adversary revealed:
A) Lion is an enemy that you can hear but might not always see.
B) An adder is a hidden enemy (under a rock) that you might not know until you feel it's bite.
C) Dragon is a creature of imagination that spits fire.
Symbolically, you will be protected from what you hear, feeling and imagination.
Remain in the secret place of the Most High. No harm will come to you. No weapon form against you will prosper and every evil words will be of no effect.
Angels will protect you! (Ps.91:11)
The LORD will save you from the ensnaring trap and from the devastating pestilence (Ps. 91:3)
So stay strong in your confession no matter the circumstances or the storms of life:
"I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress; My God, in Him I will trust.”