Protecting Your Family
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And I looked, and rose up, and said unto the nobles, and to the rulers, and to the rest of the people, Be not afraid of them: remember the Lord, who is great and awesome, and fight for your brethren, your sons, and your daughters, your wives, and your houses.
But if any provide not for his own, and especially for those of his own house, he has denied the faith, and is worse than an unbeliever.
[To the Chief Musician, altaschith. A michtam of David; when Saul sent, and they watched the house to kill him.] Deliver me from my enemies, O my God: defend me from them that rise up against me.
Behold now, I have two daughters who have not known a man; let me, I pray you, bring them out unto you, and do you to them as is good in your eyes: only unto these men do nothing; for therefore came they under the shadow of my roof.
Happy is the man that has his quiver full of them: they shall not be ashamed, but they shall speak with the enemies in the gate.
And, behold, I am with you, and will keep you in all places wherever you go, and will bring you again into this land; for I will not leave you, until I have done that which I have spoken to you of.
[A song of ascents. Of Solomon.] Unless the LORD builds the house, they labor in vain that build it: unless the LORD keeps the city, the watchman wakes, but in vain.
As arrows are in the hand of a mighty man; so are children of the youth.
In that day shall the LORD defend the inhabitants of Jerusalem; and he that is feeble among them at that day shall be as David; and the house of David shall be as God, as the angel of the LORD before them.
In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge.
So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.
For the LORD your God walks in the midst of your camp, to deliver you, and to give up your enemies before you; therefore shall your camp be holy: that he sees no unclean thing in you, and turns away from you.
Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love you.
But the Lord is faithful, who shall establish you, and keep you from evil.
[To the Chief Musician. A Psalm of David.] The LORD hear you in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob defend you;
Then shall your light break forth as the morning, and your health shall spring forth speedily: and your righteousness shall go before you; the glory of the LORD shall be your rear guard.
When my father and my mother forsake me, then the LORD will take me up.
A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and contentions are like the bars of a castle.
Trust not in a friend, put not confidence in a companion: keep the doors of your mouth from her that lies in your bosom.
For thus says the LORD, Enter not into the house of mourning, neither go to lament nor bemoan them: for I have taken away my peace from this people, says the LORD, even lovingkindness and mercies.
And he that strikes his father, or his mother, shall be surely put to death.
For the LORD, the God of Israel, says that he hates putting away: For one covers violence with his garment, says the LORD of hosts: therefore take heed to your spirit, that you deal not treacherously.
A father of the fatherless, and a judge of the widows, is God in his holy habitation.
And he said unto them, Verily I say unto you, There is no man that has left house, or parents, or brethren, or wife, or children, for the kingdom of God's sake,
And they said, Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you shall be saved, and your house.
Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of your wings,