Proverbs 18:10 (ESV)

“The name of the Lord is a strong tower; the righteous man runs into it and is safe.”


The scripture above caught my attention following the horrific attack on the twin towers of the World Trade Centre in 2001. That tragic event proved that those towers were not a strong or safe place. I was reminded that Jesus Christ is LORD, which means that His name – the name of Jesus – is a “strong tower.” That “strong tower” will never become “ground zero” – no attempts by the powers of darkness using misguided people will obliterate the name of Jesus. Therefore believers can take refuge in that name and be safe. We are now under another attack – from Coronavirus – and society has been asked to stay home in order to be safe. Wise advice indeed but let us not forget the eternal safety provided in the name of Jesus. His name is ABOVE every other name, so the name of Coronavirus, of Covid-19, must submit to the name of Jesus. Glory!

Prayer outline:

Thank You, Father, for the protection found in Your “strong tower”, the name of Jesus. We thank You that there is eternal safety in His name, that no weapon, no pestilence, no disease can remove us from the “strong tower.” Amen.

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