GUARDED & GUIDED
All scripture is from the New Living Translation (NLT) unless noted otherwise. Permission on section title page.
With your unfailing love you lead the people you have redeemed. In your might, you guide them to your sacred home.
Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord will personally go ahead of you. He will be with you; he will neither fail you nor abandon you.
1 Samuel 2:9
He will protect his faithful ones, but the wicked will disappear in darkness. No one will succeed by strength alone.
I will bless the Lord who guides me; even at night my heart instructs me.
The Lord is my rock, my fortress, and my savior; my God is my rock, in whom I find protection. He is my shield, the power that saves me, and my place of safety.
God’s way is perfect. All the Lord’s promises prove true. He is a shield for all who look to him for protection.
Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me.
The Lord is my light and my salvation—so why should I be afraid? The Lord is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble?
Love the Lord, all you godly ones! For the Lord protects those who are loyal to him, but he harshly punishes the arrogant.
For you are my hiding place; you protect me from trouble. You surround me with songs of victory.
For the Lord protects the bones of the righteous; not one of them is broken!
With every bone in my body I will praise him: “Lord, who can compare with you? Who else rescues the helpless from the strong? Who else protects the helpless and poor…?
You are my strength; I wait for you to rescue me, for you, O God, are my fortress.
You guide me with your counsel, leading me on a glorious destiny.
Yes, our protection comes from the Lord, and he, the Holy One of Israel, has given us our king.
For he will order his angels to protect you wherever you go.
He protects the lives of his godly people and rescues them from the power of the wicked.
The Lord stands at your right hand to protect you.
The Lord protects those of childlike faith; I was facing death, and he saved me.
The Lord keeps watch over you as you come and go, both now and forever.
The Lord protects all those who love him, but he destroys the wicked.
He guards the paths of the just and protects those who are faithful to him.
“I, the Lord, have called you to demonstrate my righteousness. I will take you by the hand and guard you...
This is what the Lord says— your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: “I am the Lord your God, who teaches you what is good for you and leads you along the paths you should follow.
The Lord will guide you continually, giving you water when you are dry and restoring your strength.
You will be like a well-watered garden, like an ever-flowing spring.
2 Thess. 3:3
But the Lord is faithful; he will strengthen you and guard you from the evil one.
1 Peter 1:5
And through your faith, God is protecting you by his power until you receive this salvation, which is ready to be revealed on the last day for all to see.