As humans, we see God's protection as a magical force field that keeps us away from harm. God has to stop evil and destruction bet we must remember that we also live in a fallen world and that we have free will. Sometimes God works in such ways that our minds cannot comprehend.
Sometimes, God's protection comes in form of strength in a middle of despair or peace in the middle of chaos. Sometimes, His protection means an ending because He will lead us to a new beginning.
Read these 9 Bible Verses about protection to help you focus on knowing what God has planned for you and remember that God has chosen you for greater things.
"The righteous person may have many troubles, but the LORD delivers him from them all."
1 Corinthians 10:13
"No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it."
"May the LORD answer you when you are in distress; may the name of the God of Jacob protect you."
2 Thessalonians 3:3
"But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one."
"Because the poor are plundered and the needy groan, I will now arise," says the LORD. "I will protect them from those who malign them."
"So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."
"But let all who take refuge in you be glad; let them ever sing for joy. Spread your protection over them, that those who love your name may rejoice in you."
"Discretion will protect you, and understanding will guard you."
"Do not forsake wisdom, and she will protect you; love her, and she will watch over you."