My husband and I watched an old Adrian Rogers’ sermon yesterday. Adrian Rogers went home to be with our Lord in 2005. He is greatly missed. During his sermon, he spoke much of “hedges” placed by our Lord. His sermon title was “Will God Impeach America?”
Question: “What is a hedge of protection?”
Answer: In the first chapter of Job, God points out to Satan that Job is “blameless and upright, a man who fears God and shuns evil” (Job 1:8). Satan replies, “Does Job fear God for nothing?…Have you not put a hedge around him and his household and everything he has?” It is common for Christians to adapt this verse and pray a “hedge of protection” around a friend or family member, but few people understand the original inspiration behind the phrase.
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