‘We Have Been Resting On Psalm 91’: Duck Dynasty Star Willie Robertson Shares Faith After Escaping Deadly Shootout

Recently the news headlines around the country spoke of how the man who allegedly drove by the “Duck Dynasty” family estate and began shooting was arrested by police in Monroe, Louisiana.

The 38-year-old man, Daniel King, Jr., was charged with one count of aggravated assault by drive-by shooting and one count of criminal neglect of family. He has been booked and his bond is set at $150,000.

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One of the shots went into the property owned by Willie Robertson, through a bedroom window where his son John Luke Robertson and his wife, Mary Kate McEachern, live with their infant. Thankfully nobody was injured.

“We were pretty shook up,” Willie Robertson said. “It looks like they were just spraying bullets across my property. He says between eight and 10 shots were fired.

Willie Robertson said many members of his family, including daughter Sadie Robertson, known for her appearance on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” have been staying at his and his wife Korie’s home during the coronavirus pandemic.

The family was inside at the time of the shooting. “But everybody had been out about five minutes before,” Willie Robertson noted.

Sadie Robertson shared on social media over the weekend to confirm the shooting with her 3.7 million followers.

“Just wanted to say we are all okay,” wrote the 22-year-old TV star. “It shook us all up of course, but we are just so thankful everyone in our family is okay. Especially after one of the bullets flew through the window of my brother’s home.”

She said that she and her family have been “resting on Psalm 91,” which reads, in part:

Those who live in the shelter of the Most High
will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty.
This I declare about the Lord:
He alone is my refuge, my place of safety;
he is my God, and I trust him.
For he will rescue you from every trap
and protect you from deadly disease.
He will cover you with his feathers.
He will shelter you with his wings.
His faithful promises are your armor and protection.

“Thank you for your prayers,” Sadie Robertson concluded.

Thousands of believers around the world have turned to Psalm 91 as a prayer of protection for thousands of years whenever there is danger and crisis. As these times of trouble are upon us, the prayer of Psalm 91 is comforting when prayed from the heart by all those who believe in God and have a relationship with Him.

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so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God. — Ephesians 3:17-19 (NIV)

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