Lord, help this person to fear you; surround him with your hedge of angels. Protect him from the evil one and evil people.
“The angel of the LORD encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them.” –Psalm 34:7
“For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways….” –Psalm 91:11
“Are not all angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation?” –Heb 1:14
Lord, put your hedge of thorns around this person so he will be quickly “pricked” when he strays off your path and repent. Protect him from himself.
“I know that nothing good lives in me, that is, in my sinful nature.” –Rom. 7:18
The Lord said, “Therefore…I will hedge up your way with thorns….” –Hos. 2:6
“The way of the sluggard is blocked with thorns, but the path of the upright is a highway.” –Prov. 15:19
“In the paths of the wicked lie thorns and snares, but he who guards his soul stays far from them.” –Prov. 22:5