Posts from May 2022

Reflections from the Psalms

Psalm 145 “I will extol you, my God and King, and bless your name forever and ever. Every day I will bless you and praise your name forever and ever….My mouth will speak the praise of the LORD, and let all flesh bless his holy name forever and ever.” ~ Psalm 145:1-2,21 Forever and ever….can…

Reflections from the Psalms

Psalm 144 “Blessed be the LORD, my rock!…O LORD, what is man that you regard him, or the son of man that you think of him?…Blessed are the people whose God is the LORD!” ~ Psalm 144:1a,3,15b Singing new songs…..we may not all like singing new songs, but in reality there is no end of…

Reflections from the Psalms

Psalm 143 “Answer me quickly, O LORD! My spirit fails! Hide not your face from me, lest I be like those who go down to the pit.” ~ Psalm 143:7 Do you remember God’s faithfulness, righteousness and love from the days of old?  Do you meditate on all that he has done?  Do you ponder…

Reflections from the Psalms

Psalm 142 “With my voice I cry out to the LORD; with my voice I plead for mercy to the LORD.” ~ Psalm 142:1 Are you one who has much inner self-dialogue?  When hurt or offended or scared or desperate, do you have a lot to say but rarely say it?  Do you also then…

Reflections from the Psalms

Psalm 141 “Let a righteous man strike me – it is a kindness; let him rebuke me – it is oil for my head; let my head not refuse it.” ~ Psalm 141:5a This is another psalm of David and another psalm in which he cries out to the only God that he knows will…

Reflections from the Psalms

Psalm 140 “I know that the LORD will maintain the cause of the afflicted, and will execute justice for the needy. Surely the righteous shall give thanks to your name; the upright shall dwell in your presence.” ~ Psalm 140:12-13 Living as aliens in this world, sojourners just passing through; we all can relate to…