The Lord My Keeper

1 Thessalonians 5:24 AMP … Faithful is He Who is calling you [to Himself] and utterly trustworthy, and He will also do it [fulfill His call by hallowing and keeping you].

The Lord my keeper

Psalm 121

1 I will lift up my eyes to the hills [around Jerusalem, to sacred Mount Zion and Mount Moriah]—From whence shall my help come?
2 My help comes from the Lord, Who made heaven and earth.

From NetBible Ps 121:1 & Ps 121:2

  • help[05828] = to give protective aid, support

3 He will not allow your foot to slip or to be moved; He Who keeps you will not slumber.
4 Behold, He who keeps Israel will neither slumber nor sleep.
5 The Lord is your keeper; the Lord is your shade on your right hand [the side not carrying a shield].
6 The sun shall not smite you by day, nor the moon by night.
7 The Lord will keep you from all evil; He will keep your life.
8 The Lord will keep your going out and your coming in from this time forth and forevermore.

From NetBible Ps 121:3Ps 121:4Ps 121:5Ps 121:7 & Ps 121:8

  • keeps[08104] = to guard, protect, watch with care

The Lord Jesus my keeper
My protector
My guardian
My help
The maker of heaven and earth …

He is utterly trustworthy to keep me and you!

From NetBible 1Th 5:24

  • *The object of v24 is “keeping” from v23
  • From NetBible 1Th 5:23
    • kept[5083] = to attend to – watch carefully, take care of, guard
    • sanctify[37] = hallow, to dedicate to God

 

May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. -1Thess5:23

Related:
The Lord Your Keeper
The Lord is Your Keeper{prayer}

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