Monday Morning Meditation: His Promises as Armor & Protection

In the last few weeks, we’ve talked several times about God’s promises, and I thought this verse was a great follow-up.

“He will cover you with his feathers.
He will shelter you with his wings.
His faithful promises are your armor and protection.”
Psalm 91:4

When you read these Monday Morning Meditations, I strongly encourage you to go read the whole chapter or portion of scripture that the verse is taken from. Breathe, read and soak it in.

A few weeks ago, we read about how God’s promises are backed by all the honor of His name. Then last week, we talked about God standing before us, as a shield in battle. Now, we read that His promises also serve as our armor and protection.

Stop and think for a minute: what do you wear as armor? Do you self-protect, or allow God to be your refuge and tower of safety? (We will talk more about those questions this week in Freedom Friday.)

His faithful promises are your armor and protection.”

This is prefaced by the psalmist talking about God covering and sheltering us with His feathers and His wings.

God is giving us a word picture. What I hear God saying is, “I’ve got you covered. My promises have got your back.”

I don’t need to protect myself. God’s faithful promises will take care of that.

The psalm begins:
“Those who live in the shelter of the Most High

will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty.
2 This I declare about the Lord:
He alone is my refuge, my place of safety;
he is my God, and I trust him.” verses 1-2

Trust. Safety. Refuge. Resting place.

Whatever challenges you are facing today, remind yourself that God’s got this. He has you covered.

His faithful promises are your armor and protection.


Note to readers: I am currently reading the Life Recovery Bible. The NLT seems to have slight differences there when compared to the NLT at

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