What Does The Bible Say About Saints Protected By God?
Quotes are from the RSV Catholic Edition or the Douay-Rheims
Deuteronomy 33:2-3 – And he said: The Lord came from Sinai, and from Seir he rose up to us: he hath appeared from mount Pharan, and with him thousands of saints. In his right hand a fiery law. He hath loved the people, all the saints are in his hand: and they that approach to his feet, shall receive of his doctrine.
1 Kings 2:9 – He will keep the feet of his saints, and the wicked shall be silent in darkness, because no man shall prevail by his own strength.
Psalms 36:28 – For the Lord loveth judgment, and will not forsake his saints: they shall be preserved for ever. The unjust shall be punished, and the seed of the wicked shall perish.
Psalms 96:10 – You that love the Lord, hate evil: the Lord preserveth the souls of his saints, he will deliver them out of the hand of the sinner.
Psalms 115:15 – Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.
Wisdom 4:14-15 – For his soul pleased God: therefore he hastened to bring him out of the midst of iniquities: but the people see this, and understand not, nor lay up such things in their hearts: That the grace of God, and his mercy is with his saints, and that he hath respect to his chosen.