Any updated post, now with a new contribution to THE POETRY PROJECT. For all those who feel abandoned and hopeless. A path through the darkness to light.
Matthew 18 and Psalm 22
Read the parable of the unforgiving servant in Matthew 18:21-35. Let it sink into your soul. If the body of Christ would master just this one parable, the whole life of the church, our families, our relationships with others would be radically changed. Pray for that. Start with yourself, but pray it for all the churches of our community.
When I think of Psalm 22, the first thought that comes to my mind is “This is what Jesus was meditating on as He hung on the cross for my sin.” (Mt. 27:46; Mk. 15:34)
“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?
. Why are you so far from saving me,
, from the words of my groaning”
The quoting of the opening line of the Psalm is the signal for us…
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